Dr Matthew Gettman

Dr Matthew Gettman

Chief Medical Officer at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, United Arab Emirates


IHF Member
Dr. Gettman is CMO of Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) and Haub Professor of Urology at Mayo Clinic. Before joining SSMC, he was Vice-Chair of Urology, Associate Medical Director for Development and Enterprise Vice-Chair of Practice Optimization and Acceleration (POA) at Mayo. In the POA role, he led practice redesign projects focused on value, efficiency and patient experience. In 2019, he was a leader of the ‘Gazelle’ project leading to SSMC activation.
At SSMC, he leads the Clinical Practice Committee, has implemented the SSMC Model of Care and oversees SSMC development into a destination medical center. He is an executive sponsor of strategic priorities related to quality, patient experience and operational excellence at SSMC. He is a surgical innovator pioneering techniques in minimally invasive surgery. He teaches worldwide and has authored over 250 manuscripts and book chapters. He has received numerous federal research grants, patents, editorial board appointments, and awards.

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Lightning Talks: Diagnostics and therapeutics: where the rubber hits the road

  • 10 November, 2022
  • 14:30 - 15:30
  • Dubai E & F

Group discounts available