CLEVELAND and ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Cleveland Clinic (USA) and Mubadala Healthcare (Abu Dhabi) have appointed Andrew Fishleder, M.D. to hold the position of Chief Executive Officer of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
Scheduled to open in 2012, the 360-bed multi-specialty hospital will be a unique and unparalleled extension of the Cleveland Clinic model. The hospital is a vital part of Mubadala Healthcare’s strategy to build an integrated healthcare delivery network.
Dr. Fishleder assumed responsibility for the overall operations of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi on January 1, 2009. As construction is currently underway, he is focusing on the implementation of the systems, procedures, guidelines and standards for the hospital as an extension of Cleveland Clinic’s model of medicine and clinical capabilities in the Middle East.