Simon J. Samaha, M.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Simon J. Samaha brings a wealth of healthcare experience developing strategies through execution in areas such as strategy development, convergence provider payer, physician alignment, technology-enabled care, analytics, consumer engagement, and restructuring. Dr. Samaha has 15 years of experience practicing medicine and running healthcare provider organizations in the U.S., serving in a variety of operational, strategic, business development, and information technology roles, achieving significant accomplishments in the turnaround of organizations.
Before joining The Dermatology Group, Dr. Samaha worked for PwC, where he worked with healthcare practices in Europe, India, the Middle East, and Africa. After returning to the U.S., he focused on provider advisory services. Prior to joining PwC, Simon was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the largest independently operated multi-specialty medical practice in New Jersey. Dr. Samaha has held various roles at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey, including Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. In this role, he oversaw the 375-member University Physicians Practice and most clinical departments, including information technology, laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, and quality programs.
Dr. Samaha earned his MBA at New York University Stern School of Business, his MS in Information Systems at Drexel University, and his MD at Saint Joseph University in Lebanon. He is board certified in internal medicine. Dr. Samaha is also a frequent guest lecturer to MBA students at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and New York University's Stern School of Business, both in the United States.