Michael T. (Mickey) Harris, M.D.
Having practiced for over 30 years in a variety of settings, and having served at virtually every level of practice and health system leadership, Dr. Michael “Mickey” Harris is uniquely qualified to help healthcare organizations ensure alignment between clinicians and executive leadership. The direct result is the optimization of clinical, financial, and leader engagement outcomes.
Mickey is a contracted speaker as well as the founder of MTH Health LLC, a national healthcare leadership consulting practice. Mickey is a physician and senior healthcare operations executive with over 25 years of progressive multispecialty group practice, academic departmental, and enterprisewide health system leadership. He is a recognized mentor for the leadership development of both healthcare executives and physician leaders. Mickey is a surgeon who practiced for 30 years with an international reputation in reconstructive gastrointestinal surgery and who helps provider organizations effectively bridge the worlds of physicians and nonphysician executive leadership.
Prior to founding MTH Health, Mickey was the senior vice president and chief medical officer for Englewood Health in northern New Jersey. In this position, he was accountable for inpatient operations and oversaw all clinical departments, as well as nursing, quality, perioperative services, labor and delivery, emergency department and intensive care units, behavioral health, and Englewood’s world-renowned Institute for Patient Blood Management and Bloodless Medicine and Surgery. He was a senior leader in forming the Englewood Health Physician Network, which grew to over 400 providers in 70 locations in five years. Prior to Englewood Health, Mickey was the vice chairman of surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, where he helped overhaul the revenue cycle while maintaining the highest quality and exceptional patient experience outcomes. At Mount Sinai, he created one of the first business of medicine courses for medical students in the U.S. He is the author of the book Excellence With an Edge: Practicing Medicine in a Competitive Environment, which includes a forward by Quint Studer.
Areas of Expertise
- Business Operations
- Organizational Transformation
- Strategy and Innovation
- American Association for Physician Leadership
- Fellow, American College of Surgeons
- Society for the Advancement of Blood Management
Education & Certifications
- M.D., Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
- Diplomate, American Board of Surgery
- Aresty Scholar, The Wharton School, PHLA
Speaking Topics List
- Alignment and Accountability
- Change Management and Leadership
- Executive Leadership
- Organizational Culture
- Patient and Consumer Experience
- High-Reliability Organization (HRO)
- Physician Alignment and Engagement
- Strategy and Innovation
He was very engaging to the group. We received many comments after from participants who loved the event.””
This was a new venture for us, and we are in the learning stages of how to best work with skilled presenters like Dr. Harris. He made it easy and no question, he presented all we requested!”
We felt that Mickey had a good grasp of what we needed to convey to the audience and delivered the message very well. We appreciate the recommendation to have him as our speaker.”
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