Huntington Health, an affiliate of Cedars-Sinai, has announced John M. Corman, MD, will be joining the Huntington enterprise and its executive management team as Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer (CCO), effective May 1, 2023. He will be working with the 1,015 physicians on medical staff to ensure Huntington remains the preferred place for care in the San Gabriel Valley.
“The search for this key position was filled with careful intent and collaboration with our medical staff leaders to find the right physician leader at this pivotal time in Huntington’s evolution,” said Lori J. Morgan, MD, MBA, president and CEO, Huntington Health. “John is an exceptional fit for our organization, and I’m thrilled to welcome him to the Huntington team.”
Dr. Corman joins Huntington from Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, where he served as vice president and chief clinical officer. In this role, he engaged with medical leadership to ensure continuity and stability at a time when the regional health care system was taking shape. He has a proven track record in quality oversight and outstanding collaboration with medical staff to support excellent care. Having built his career at Virgina Mason, Dr. Corman has held such posts over the years as senior medical director of peri-operative and procedural services, pathology, radiology, and anesthesiology. He was also medical director of the Virginia Mason Cancer Institute. Clinically, Dr. Corman has completed over 2000 DaVinci surgeries and has been recognized as a Seattle Top Doctor for 16 consecutive years.
Dr. Corman received his undergraduate degree from Pomona College prior to graduating from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He completed his postgraduate training at UCLA, with an internship in general surgery and residency in urology. In addition to his staff practice, Dr. Corman has been a clinical professor in various capacities at medical centers and schools throughout the Pacific Northwest for more than two decades. Dr. Corman also has vast administrative experience throughout his various appointments on boards, programs, departments, committees, councils, and educational courses. He has been widely published in such periodicals as the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of Urology.