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Business Observer Sunday, May 1, 2022 5 months ago

Fort Myers hospital woos top Orlando exec for leadership post

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Dr. Mark Roh has clinical, operational and leadership experience.

Lee Health has named longtime medical leader Dr. Mark Roh its chief physician executive of oncology services.

Roh most recently served as president of Orlando Health University of Florida Health Cancer Center. As president, he orchestrated strategic growth initiatives and supervised a 675-person team, including 60 oncologists, according to a release. He’s also served in leadership roles at MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

“When we began the search for this position, we knew we needed someone with vast clinical, operational and leadership experience, and Dr. Roh was the perfect choice,” Lee Health COO Scott Nygaard says in the release. “I have no doubt he will make a huge impact in this community by continuing our efforts to keep cancer care close to home.”

In his new role, Roh will be responsible for providing direction and support to the medical staff while working collaboratively with the operations team and other leaders who provide cancer care. Roh will work in dyad partnership with the vice president of oncology services, Debra Wilson. Alongside Wilson, he will be jointly responsible for Regional Cancer Center operations and developing and executing the oncology services strategic plan.

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