Margaret McKenzie, MD, an Ob/Gyn in the Women’s Health Institute, has been named President of South Pointe Hospital, effective Monday, May 8.
In 1995, Dr. McKenzie joined Cleveland Clinic as a staff member and currently serves as Section Head of General Obstetrics and Gynecology. In addition to main campus, she has practiced at Euclid and Hillcrest hospitals, and the Beachwood and Willoughby Hills family health centers.
Dr. McKenzie helped orchestrate the development of the Physician Diversity Scholars Program for Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at South Pointe Hospital.
Dr. McKenzie has extensive clinical, educational, administrative and leadership experience. She is a member of the Board of Governors, the Operations Advisory Team, the Women’s Professional Staff Association and Co-Chair of the Association of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics Faculty Development Seminar.
An Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Dr. McKenzie also is Chair of the Physician Advisor Committee. In her institute, Dr. McKenzie is Director of Medical Student Education and Discipline Leader/Clerkship Director.
Dr. McKenzie has co-authored two books and has written several book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals. She is a sought-after speaker locally, nationally and internationally.
After earning her medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, she completed internship and residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University Hospitals of Cleveland.
Dr. McKenzie succeeds Robert Juhasz, DO, as South Pointe president. Dr. Juhasz returned to full-time clinical practice.