Wael Barsoum, M.D., is an innovative, value-driven orthopedic surgeon with 20+ years of experience in promoting growth, performance and leading change. As President and Chief Transformation Officer, Dr. Barsoum leads HOPCo’s market transformation initiatives by further aligning stakeholders to continue the shift from volume-based care to value-based care models. He also oversees HOPCo’s musculoskeletal service line hospital integration, musculoskeletal specialty hospitals, quality programs and operational teams. Prior to joining HOPCo, Dr. Barsoum served as the CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic Florida. During his tenure, Dr. Barsoum cultivated and transformed Cleveland Clinic Florida from a $600 million, single, 155-bed hospital system with nine remote sites to a $1.8 billion, five-hospital, 1,083-bed tertiary and quaternary care hospital system with over 40 regional sites. Dr. Barsoum has also published over 200 peer-reviewed articles, presented at over 300 conferences internationally, and is a member of both the Hip Society and the Knee Society. Dr. Barsoum is an effective visionary adept at forecasting future challenges and instituting roadmaps for organizational success, examples of which include the development of the Enterprise Surgical Council, the first Cleveland Clinic Surgical Operations Playbook, and the creation of the Check Please Cost Transparency Program. He also incorporated novel software solutions and predictive analytics into surgery scheduling operations globally for the Cleveland Clinic.