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Ziad Haydar

Senior Vice President, Chief Clinical Officer, Ascension Healthcare

Ziad Haydar


Dr. Ziad Haydar is Ascension Healthcare’s Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer. Dr. Haydar leads the organization’s Care Excellence efforts advancing exceptional care for all.  In his role, Dr. Haydar works with individual market leaders to advance the quadruple aim of exceptional health outcomes, exceptional experience for those we serve, and exceptional provider experience at an affordable and sustainable cost.

Dr. Haydar joined Ascension in 2010 as Vice President, Clinical Excellence and Physician Integration. He previously was an executive with Baylor Health Care System in Dallas, Texas, where he served as the Vice President for Health Care Improvement and Director of the Center for Health Care Improvement.

He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut, trained in Family Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, and completed a fellowship in Geriatrics and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore. As an executive, Dr. Haydar obtained a Master of Business Administration from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, Dallas.


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