Serves as the Associate Vice President of Perioperative Services and Professor of Plastic Surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center. A seasoned and passionate leader who successfully combines health systems thinking, evidence-based action plans, and strong clinical engagement to drive complex organizational change in quality and safety. Serves as a surgeon scientist and content expert on implantable device safety, with research interests in robotic-assisted and microvascular reconstructive surgery, iatrogenic malignancies, and population-health outcomes analysis. Earned roles as a consultant to the US FDA, European Ministry of Health, and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Guest lecturer on operating room efficiency and data analytics to Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA. Published over 160 peer-reviewed publications with over 4,000 subsequent citations and lectured in 28 countries worldwide. A dynamic healthcare executive with progressive operations experience and strong relationship builder with the ability to balance strategic decision making, financial stewardship, and a hands-on approach to leadership. Extensive experience in transformational and change leadership for the perioperative space of a 710-bed Academic Medical Center, providing world-class patient experience and operational excellence. Specialties include transformational leadership, surgery, professional development, perioperative services management, strategic planning and innovation, health care finance, quality and safety.