Dr. Myers started at the Cleveland Clinic in June of 2018. His role is new to the clinic and encompasses leadership of the ambulatory practices, community internal medicine, geriatrics, community pediatrics, family medicine, hospital medicine, express care, post-acute medicine, ambulatory pharmacy, medical [email protected], distance health, the ACO structure, the 6000 member clinically integrated network, wellness, integrative medicine, executive health, three residency programs, ambulatory behavioral medicine, the employee health plan, as well as the center for value based research.
Prior to joining the clinic, Dr. Myers served as Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Texas Health Physicians Group, a 1000-member multispecialty group affiliated with Texas Health Resources. Dr. Myers also served as chair of clinical integration for a 3000 member joint venture CIN with UTSW called Southwestern Health Resources.
A New York City native, Myers is board-certified in family medicine and was in private practice in Oklahoma for more than 10 years. He also served on faculty in the University of Oklahoma Obstetrics and Gynecology department for 7 years teaching obstetrics before moving to Dallas in 2010 to serve as chief medical officer and senior vice president for Methodist Health System. He currently serves as Chair of the American Hospital Association board level Committee for Clinical Leadership.
Myers is an accomplished clinician, business leader, author and humanitarian. He has earned numerous professional credentials including the status of Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives, The American Institute of Healthcare Quality and the American Association of Family Physicians. He holds additional board certification in healthcare quality management and patient safety, and he’s a certified professional in healthcare risk management.
Myers received his undergraduate degree from Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport, where he graduated from Louisiana State University Medical Center. He completed his residency with In His Image Family Practice Residency at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla., and has completed fellowship work at the University of Oklahoma Obstetrics and Gynecology Department. He also completed a Masters in Health Care Management from Harvard University.