Leadership

Brian Donley, MD — Chief Executive Officer

Brian Donley

Brian Donley, MD, was appointed CEO of Cleveland Clinic London in February 2018 and will direct strategy, operations and recruitment for Cleveland Clinic London.

Dr. Donley began his career as an orthopaedic surgeon at Cleveland Clinic in 1996. Since then, he has held numerous leadership positions within the Cleveland Clinic health system, including President of Lutheran Hospital, President of the Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospitals and Family Health Centers, and latterly as Chief of Clinical Operations. In addition, Dr. Donley also teaches at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine where he is professor of surgery. Dr. Donley graduated from the University of Notre Dame, and completed his medical degree at the University of Michigan Medical School. This was followed by a fellowship in orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee.

Tommaso Falcone, MD — Chief of Staff, Chief Academic Officer and Medical Director

Tommaso Falcone

Tommaso Falcone, MD is Chief of Staff, Chief Academic Officer and Medical Director at Cleveland Clinic London. Dr. Falcone has over 20 years’ experience with the Cleveland Clinic, most recently as Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in general obstetrics and gynaecology, and by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He has served on the editorial boards of several journals and has published more than 500 original manuscripts, abstracts and book chapters.

James F. Gutierrez, MD — Chief of Quality, Safety and Patient Experience

James Gutierrez

James F. Gutierrez, MD is the Chief of Quality, Safety and Patient Experience at Cleveland Clinic London. Dr. Gutierrez has more than 22 years’ experience with Cleveland Clinic, serving as a leader in quality improvement in regional medical practice and internal medicine. In 2007, he was named chair of the Department of Community Internal Medicine.

In 2015, Dr. Gutierrez was appointed President and Medical Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Medicare Accountable Care Organization (ACO). Under his leadership, the ACO achieved outstanding performance in quality outcomes and patient experience, becoming one of the highest performing in the United States.

Travis Laird — Chief Business Operations Officer

Travis Laird

Travis Laird is responsible for the design and implementation of the Cleveland Clinic London non clinical operating model including supply chain, hotel services and estates, as well as overseeing the Project Management Office. Mr. Laird has led or assisted in the capital planning and activation of nearly five million square feet of hospital, emergency department, and outpatient space. Most recently he led the successful launch of the Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital, Ohio.

Angela Rossi — Chief Human Resources Officer

Angela Rossi

Angela Rossi is accountable for defining and leading the human resources and workforce planning strategy at Cleveland Clinic London. She has over 20 years of experience within the healthcare industry, spending a large part of her career working for the global healthcare business, Bupa, both in local and global leadership positions. Most recently Ms. Rossi was UK Director of Human Resources at Schoen Clinic where she lead the development of its HR strategy as a new entrant to the London market.

Will Rowberry — Chief Commercial Officer

Will Rowberry

Will Rowberry is responsible for the development and delivery of the Cleveland Clinic London commercial strategy including business development, marketing, communications and payor relationships. Will has extensive experience of working across the healthcare industry in both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic London, Mr. Rowberry was a Director in the Healthcare and Life Sciences team at the Brunswick Group, was formerly Head of Corporate Finance at Circle Health and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Gareth Sherlock — Chief Information Officer

Gareth Sherlock

Gareth Sherlock is the Chief Information Officer at Cleveland Clinic London. He has more than 20 years of experience working in the healthcare sector and completing complex transformation projects across Australia, the UK, the US and the Middle East. Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic London, Mr. Sherlock was the Chief Information Officer at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. He has also served as an executive consultant for Accenture in Australia and the UK.

Deborah Small, DNP — Chief Nursing Officer

Deborah Small

Deborah Small, DNP, is responsible for nursing practice standards and leading patient care services for Cleveland Clinic London. With 30 years in the nursing profession, Ms. Small has held a number of leadership roles, successfully developing, organising and leading diverse healthcare teams to achieve operational, fiscal and organisational success. She has also served as President of Greater Cleveland Organization of Nurse Executives and taught medical, surgical and critical care nursing at universities in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Catherine Twomey — Chief Financial Officer

Catherine Twomey

Catherine Twomey will direct and manage all financial operations for Cleveland Clinic London. Ms. Twomey has worked extensively at a senior level for major UK corporations within the healthcare, banking and accountancy industries. Additionally, she has overseas experience in financial operations and audit. Ms. Twomey is a fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and Certified Public Accountants.

Cleveland Clinic London Institute Leadership

Jamanda Haddock, MA, MRCP, FRCR — Associate Chief of Staff, Chair of the Hospital Services Institute

jamanda haddock

Dr. Haddock trained at Oxford University and St Thomas’ Hospital London and has been a consultant radiologist at the Royal Free NHS Trust since 1994. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists. Since 2012 she has served as Lead Clinician for Imaging Services at the Wellington Hospital and is a Consultant on the Medical Advisory Committee. Between 2004 and 2011, Dr. Haddock was Clinical Director for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at the Royal Free NHS Trust where she also served as a member of the Clinical Advisory Board.

Richard Cohen, MD, FRCS — Chair of Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute at Cleveland Clinic London

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Richard Cohen is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at University College London Hospitals and an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Division of Surgery and Interventional Science at University College London. He also holds the position of Trust Clinical Director for Patient Flow at UCLH. Mr. Cohen has held clinical appointments as a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon for almost 20 years and has maintained ongoing productive academic research interests in his field. He prides himself on taking care of his patients and all those who work with him to provide excellent clinical service.

Mark Hamilton, MB (Hons), MD, FRCP — Chair of Medical Subspecialties Institute

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Dr. Hamilton is a Consultant at the Royal Free Hospital, where he also serves as the Lead Clinician for coordination of cross-site care of complex Inflammatory Bowel Disease. He has 22 years’ experience in GI and Internal medicine and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. From 2014-2018, Dr. Hamilton served as Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at the Wellington Hospital. He remains an active contributor to clinical and translational research that occurs in the department and has a past background in basic science research for his MD.

Howard Ware, MB, BS, FRCS(Orth) — Chair of the Orthopaedic Institute

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Mr. Ware is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital and Director of the Wellington Knee Surgery Unit. He has more than 30 years’ experience in orthopaedic surgery and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and honorary lecturer at the University of Dundee. Mr. Ware is also a member of several professional societies, including the British Association Knee Surgery, and is a reviewer for the JBJS British Volume.

Olaf Wendler, MD, PhD, FRCS — Chair of the Heart & Vascular Institute

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Professor Wendler has been a Consultant in cardiothoracic surgery for more than 20 years. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Professor of Cardiac Surgery at King’s College. When he joined King’s College Hospital in 2004, he served as Clinical Director for Cardiovascular Services between 2006 and 2012. He has an international reputation for innovative minimally invasive heart surgery. Since 2013, Professor Wendler is the lead cardiac surgeon in the Clinical Advisory Group of the NHS London Cardiovascular Strategic Clinical Network.

Ruth Whitby, BSc, MBBS, DRCOG — Chair of the General Practice Institute

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Dr. Whitby has more than 30 years’ experience in general practice. She is a general practitioner at The Platinum Medical Centre, Wellington Hospital London where she served as GP representative of Medical Advisory Committee . Dr. Whitby has special interest in general medicine, stress management, male and female health screening and paediatrics. Dr. Whitby has worked overseas in Europe and East Asia and was the first native English-speaking doctor to be awarded a Japanese Medical License whilst working as a general practitioner in Tokyo between 1994 and 1997. She holds a medical degree from Kings’ College Hospital, a diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology and a First-class honours degree in neuroanatomy.