McLaren Oakland names Hassan Beiz, MD, FACP, Chief Medical Officer

Hassan Beiz, MD, FACP

McLaren Oakland, part of McLaren Health Care and the downtown Pontiac-based hospital serving all of Oakland County through its network of health care campuses, has named Hassan Beiz, MD, FACP, as its Chief Medical Officer, effective July 17.

As an executive leader, Dr. Beiz will serve as liaison between the medical staff and hospital administration, and provide clinical and administrative oversight for patient safety, quality, and processes and procedures for the delivery of care across McLaren Oakland’s many patient services.

“In meeting with Dr. Beiz and getting to know him more, its unquestionably evident that he’s sincere in his focus on patient-centric care and providing for enhanced clinical outcomes,” said Tracey Franovich, McLaren Oakland President and CEO. “His experience, personality, and ambition will have an immediate and positive impact on our staff, and we’re excited to welcome him to our organization’s leadership team.”

An internal medicine hospitalist by training, he brings experience as a physician leader across a range of roles, most recently as the medical director of clinical quality at a mid-Michigan hospital, in which he contributed to the improvement of clinical outcomes and patient safety.

“I am delighted to welcome Dr. Beiz to McLaren Oakland as our next Chief Medical Officer,” said Dr. Justin Klamerus, McLaren Health Care Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer. “Dr. Beiz brings a wealth of experience to this new role, and he has the energy, passion, and commitment to partner with the clinical team at McLaren Oakland to expand the breadth and quality of health care services for the market. In addition, Dr. Beiz brings significant experience in clinical transformation, that is, how we improve and transform care for the community. I welcome him to the team.”

In addition to his clinical duties, Dr. Beiz was also the founding chair of his organization’s hospitalist clinical care transformation program, which led quality improvement initiatives while also serving on a number of national clinical advisory committees. He also maintained roles in academia, serving as internal medicine core faculty, residency site director, assistant program director, and assistant professor of medicine, all at the Central Michigan University College of Medicine. He also served as the founding medical director of CMU’s academic hospital medicine program.

Upon earning his degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica, he completed a primary care internal medicine residency program at The University of Connecticut before returning home to Michigan as an IM hospitalist with the Oaklawn Medical Group, where he served as founding medical director of hospital medicine and chief of medicine.

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About McLaren Oakland
McLaren Oakland is a 318-bed hospital that provides primary and specialty healthcare services to the greater Pontiac and Oakland County, Michigan communities. Founded in 1953, McLaren Oakland has grown to a comprehensive medical community that includes outpatient facilities in Clarkston and Oxford, in addition to an inpatient hospital in Pontiac providing a range of clinical services including emergency and trauma care, cardiology, cancer services, minimally invasive robotic surgery, and orthopedic services. McLaren Oakland offers ACGME accredited residency and fellowship programs in anesthesiology, diagnostic radiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngology, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine, and transitional year, in addition to a CPME accredited podiatry program. Learn more at

About McLaren Health Care
McLaren Health Care, headquartered in Grand Blanc, Michigan, is a $6.6 billion, fully integrated health care delivery system committed to quality, evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency. The McLaren system includes 13 hospitals in Michigan, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, a 490-member employed primary and specialty care physician network, commercial and Medicaid HMOs covering more than 732,838 lives in Michigan and Indiana, home health, infusion and hospice providers, pharmacy services, a clinical laboratory network and a wholly owned medical malpractice insurance company. McLaren operates Michigan’s largest network of cancer centers and providers, anchored by the Karmanos Cancer Institute, one of only 53 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S. McLaren has 28,000 full-, part-time and contracted employees and more than 113,000 network providers throughout Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. Learn more at