Delos M. “Toby” Cosgrove, M.D., is the chief executive officer and chairman of the Board of Governors of The Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Cosgrove is an internationally renowned heart surgeon who previously served as chairman of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville and completed his clinical training at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Children?s Hospital, and Brook General Hospital in London.
Dr. Cosgrove has been an invited lecturer and guest speaker at more than 100 national and international symposia conferences and meetings. He is a member of several editorial boards, including the Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Journal of Heart Valve Disease, American Heart Journal, Circulation, and Cardiac Chronicle, as well as of international journals based in Italy, Kuwait, and Germany. He has published nearly 400 journal articles, numerous book chapters, one book and 17 training and continuing medical education films. He is also a member of 16 scientific societies, including the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American Association of Thoracic Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, the American Heart Association and the American Association of Thoracic Surgery, for which he served as President in 2000. He is an honorary member of six international organizations.
Source-profile from Heart and Value Institute http://www.clevelandclinic.org/heartcenter/pub/news/archive/2004/cosgrove6_02.asp