About Delos (Toby) Cosgrove, M.D.
As CEO, Dr. Cosgrove presides over a $5 billion healthcare system comprised of the Cleveland Clinic, nine community hospitals, 15 family health and ambulatory surgery centers, Cleveland Clinic Florida, the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Cleveland Clinic Toronto, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. His leadership has emphasized patient care and patient experience, including the re-organization of clinical services into patient-centered, organ and disease-based institutes. He launched major wellness initiatives for patients, employees and communities. In 2008, he oversaw the completion of more than 4 million square feet of new construction and improvements at Cleveland Clinic, including new homes for the Heart & Vascular Institute and Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute.
Joining Cleveland Clinic in 1975, Dr. Cosgrove was named chairman of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgery in 1989. Under his leadership, Cleveland Clinic’s heart program was ranked number one in America for ten years in a row (U.S. News & World Report).
Rob Lucarelli, Director of Communications
Office: (216) 791-2321; Cell: (216) 990-7616
About the South Franklin Circle Dialogue series
The South Franklin Circle Dialogue series presents stimulating forums designed to inform and inspire the community. Future speakers and topics will cover the arts, culture, current events and social and political issues. Dialogues is presented in collaboration with the Chagrin Foundation for Arts and Culture.
About South Franklin Circle
South Franklin Circle is a new lifestyle model for people seeking an alternative to a traditional retirement community. Owned and operated by Cleveland-based non-profit, Judson Services, Inc., South Franklin Circle connects the charm of the Chagrin Valley with the cultural hub of University Circle. More at www.southfranklincircle.org.