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Adnan R. Munkarah, MD, CPE

Executive Vice President,
Chief Clinical Officer
Henry Ford Health

As executive vice president and chief clinical officer at Henry Ford Health, Dr. Munkarah is responsible for the complete spectrum of clinical activities across the health system, ensuring comprehensive healthcare delivery, enhancing the quality of care and patient safety, and exceeding patients’ expectations of the overall care experience. He oversees the development and achievement of strategic goals for clinical service lines, medical staff expansion and engagement including employed and independent providers, and innovative clinical care programs consistent with the overall strategic direction of the health system.

Dr. Munkarah has served in many leadership roles including as director of the Division of Gynecological Oncology at Wayne State University, multidisciplinary team leader at Karmanos Cancer Center, and the chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at King Faisal Specialists Hospital.

Dr. Munkarah is a board-certified gynecologic oncologist. Among his many honors and awards, Dr. Munkarah has received Patterson Chair in Gynecologic Cancer Research, Best Doctors in America, APGO Excellence in Teaching Award, Clark Kirkman award for surgical educator, Lebanese Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology International Achievement Award, and repeatedly named one of the Top Doctors by HOUR Detroit Magazine in the area of gynecology oncology.

A graduate of the American University of Beirut in Lebanon, Dr. Munkarah received his doctorate of medicine with distinction in 1985. He completed residency training in internal medicine in 1988 and obstetrics and gynecology in 1992 at Wayne State University and fellowship training in natural immunity and gynecology oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in 1995..

Dr. Munkarah was appointed to the HAP Board as physician director in 2018.