On December 1, 2014 Dr. Jones began his role as President of
nine Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospitals and 18 Family Health Centers throughout Northeast Ohio. With recent mergers he now oversees 11 Hospitals and more than 20 Family Health Centers. He joined the Glickman Urological Kidney Institute in 2000, and became the Chairman of the Department of Regional Urology in 2007. Dr. Jones was Chief of Surgical Operations for the Regional Hospitals after serving in a similar role at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital.
He became Vice President of Regional Medical Operations in early 2014. He also serves as Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University and holds the Leonard Horvitz and Samuel Miller Distinguished Chair in Urologic Oncology
Dr. Jones has served in multiple areas of CCF senior leadership, including the Board of Directors, Board of Governors, Board of Trustees, Enterprise Risk Management, Strategic Space, Capital Review, Clinical Enterprise Management, Care Affordability, and Financial Planning Committees. He Chairs the Executive Committee of CCHS, which is the delegated fiduciary board for every Regional Hospital, and is a member of each regional hospital Board of Trustees.
He earned a BS in Zoology at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts Sciences at the University of Arkansas and his M.D. at UAMS. After
residency at Vanderbilt University he joined the Springfield Clinic/St. John's Health System in Missouri. Under his chairmanship the Department of Urological Surgery became the highest rated community urology program in America,
according to U.S. News & World Report in 1999.
He has published > 200 publications in every major urological journal and authored 40 book chapters. He has presented his
work on every continent and in every major urological meeting. Dr. Jones serves as Associate Editor of the American Urological Association journal, Urology Practice, and Associate Editor for Renal & Urology News. He
previously presided for over a decade as Editor of Urology & Kidney Disease News, was Associate Editor of Urology, and served on the Editorial Board of BJU. He has published two books, Complete Prostate Book Overcoming Impotence (forewords by Coach Rick Pitino and Senator Bob Dole), and is the editor of five medical textbooks. In addition, he is Chair and Primary Investigator of the International COLD registry. Status as a leading innovator in that topic, including focal and salvage therapy, was recognized by the 2009 International
Society of Cryosurgery Excellence Award in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Castle Connolly lists him in “America’s Top Doctors” signifying the top 1% of all urologists in addition to the top 1% of cancer physicians. “Best Doctors in America” has included him for over a decade. Clinical interests
involve prostate & bladder cancer. His innovations in the field of diagnostic and management for both malignancies are widely known. He continues patient care, focused primarily on a referral practice of complex diagnostic &
therapeutic challenges, with special focus on salvage therapy for recurrent prostate cancer following radiation failure.
Beyond that, he is interested in innovative & optimized healthcare delivery, receiving his Weatherhead School of Management at CWRU, MBA 2010. His work was recognized by inclusion in Beta Gamma Sigma, the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business Society for the Top 20% of MBA graduates. More recently he was elected to the AMGA (American Medical Group Association)
Board of Directors in 2015.
Dr. Jones and his wife, Kathryn live in the Cleveland suburb of Bratenahl. She is a community activist involved in local and regional
issues and is on several community boards. Their interests involve reading, and outdoor activities including gardening, travel, skiing, and cycling. He is co-Captain of VeloSano Team Cleveland Clinic. Son Jared graduated from Yale University and lives in Seattle with his wife, Anne. Now COO of HotSpot, he was previously the youngest Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Daughter Kate graduated in Advertising and Political Science from the S.I. Newhouse College of Communications at Syracuse and is a creative with