PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.: Madhu Sasidhar, M.D., has been appointed President of Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital, effective Sept. 15.
Most recently, Dr. Sasidhar served as chief medical officer, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (CCAD) in the United Arab Emirates. During his time there managing clinical operations, he was instrumental in growing both outpatient and surgical volume as well as increasing hospital transfers to CCAD. He also chaired the hospital’s COVID-19 task force.
Prior to joining CCAD, Dr. Sasidhar served as section head for enterprise respiratory care in the Respiratory Institute at Cleveland Clinic main campus. Dr. Sasidhar has been a member of Cleveland Clinic’s professional staff as a practicing pulmonologist since 2008.
“Tradition Hospital has expanded significantly since it opened in December 2013 and it is well positioned for further growth,” says Cleveland Clinic Florida CEO and President Conor P. Delaney, M.D., Ph.D. “Madhu’s experience in Cleveland and Abu Dhabi make him an ideal candidate to guide Tradition Hospital into the future.”
After earning his medical degree from the Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research in Pondicherry, India, Dr. Sasidhar completed his residency in internal medicine at Saint Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York.
He completed his fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut, and recently earned his master’s degree in business administration from Insead, Fontainebleau, France.
Dr. Sasidhar will be in a new position as Robert L. Lord Jr. prepares to retire as president of Cleveland Clinic Martin Health and its three hospitals at the end of the year. Lord will be continuing his role as president of Martin North and Martin South hospitals until the end of this year. Interviews are underway for the position of president at Martin North and Martin South hospitals.