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Steve Davis


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Dr. Davis is the Chief Operating Officer at Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights, OH since 2012 and has been a staff physician at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital since 1996. 

Dr. Davis has served as Department Chair in the Department of Pediatric Critical Care, as well as Vice Chairman of Physician Staff Development in the Pediatric Division Office and has had appointments in Medical Operations as director of ICU operation and in Regional Operations as Executive Director of Critical Care for CCHS.

Nationally he has been a member of the editorial board for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine from 2009 to the present and has remained in the forefront of current advances and procedures in pediatric health care. He has published a number of articles, book chapters and abstracts on topics such as pediatric cardiac surgery, and pediatric critical care medicine. 

Dr. Davis is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the American College of Chest Physicians.

He has also served as Vice Chair on the National Cancer Institute Pediatric Central IRB from 2006 to 2008 and was Chair of NCI’s Pediatric Central Institutional Review Board (PCIRB) from 2008 to 2010. 

Among Dr. Davis’ many interests, business intelligence and operational excellence are paramount in his endeavors as evidenced by his accomplishments and awards, one of the Best Doctors in America from 2003-2011, Chairman’s Award for Pediatric Research in 2002, Chairman’s Award for Mentoring in 2005, Taylor Kooser Award for Compassionate Care, Fellow of the AAP, Fellow of the SCCM and past winner of the New England Pediatric Society Prize.

He holds a number of certifications, including being Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics, Board Certified in Pediatric Critical Care, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and Fellow of the Critical Care Medicine Society.

He earned his bachelors’ degree from Johns Hopkins University in Natural Sciences in 1984, Medical Degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in 1989, was a Pediatric Resident at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pa. from 1989-1992 and chief resident at Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital from 1992-1993, Pediatric Critical Care Fellow at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. From 1993-1996 and obtained his Masters of Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University in 2012.

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