Dr. Scott DulchavskyChief of Surgery and CEO of the Innovation Institute Henry Ford Health System
Dr. Dulchavsky is currently a professor of surgery, molecular biology and genetics at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He serves as the Roy D. McClure Chairman of Surgery and the Surgeon in Chief at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan, as well as the CEO of The Innovation Institute at Henry Ford Hospital.He completed a PhD in Molecular Biology and Genetics at Wayne State University where he investigated the use of gene therapy to improve wound healing in disease states. He has served as research mentor to over 20 post-doctoral fellows and is a principal investigator for NASA and for the National Space Biomedical Research Institute in Houston, Texas. His research focus involves teaching ultrasound to the astronaut and cosmonaut crews of the International Space Station to use for medical emergencies and on medical care of exploration class spaceflight.
Dr. Dulchavsky has been elected to numerous professional organizations and national positions including the Society of University Surgeons, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Central Surgical Society, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the Society of Clinical Surgery, and the American Surgical Association. He is on the White House Medical Team that provides regional care for the President of the United States.