Cleveland Clinic names Daniel Napierkowski president of Euclid Hospital: 4 things to know

Daniel Napierkowski, MD, has been named the new president of Cleveland Clinic's Euclid (Ohio) Hospital, beginning today.

Dr. Napierkowski succeeds Mark Froimson, MD. Rich Lea has served as interim president since November 2014. Mr. Lea will continue at Euclid Hospital in his role as vice president of operations.

Here are four things to know about Dr. Napierkowski.

1. Dr. Napierkowski joined Cleveland Clinic in 1997.

2. In his most recent role, he served as chairman of regional practice anesthesiology. Brian Parker, MD, vice chairman of operations for the Anesthesiology Institute, will serve as interim chairman of the Regional Practice of Anesthesiology.

3. In 2000, Dr. Napierkowski became department head of anesthesiology at Euclid Hospital, a position he held until 2010. While serving as the new president, he plans to continue his clinical practice at Euclid Hospital, according to Cleveland Clinic.

4. Dr. Napierkowski earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh Medical School. His undergraduate degree in pharmacy is from Duquesne University. He completed residency training in anesthesiology at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, and an internship in medicine at Pittsburgh-based Western Pennsylvania Hospital.



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