He joined the organization in 2021 from Cleveland Clinic, where he served as president of the health system’s main campus and regional hospitals. Dr. Sabanegh’s experience also includes 21 years of service in the United States Air Force, where he held several executive roles, including Chief of Medical Staff, chief consultant for the Surgeon General, and Chief Operating Officer at the largest Air Force hospital in the world. He serves on the Board of Directors for the American Heart Association Midwest Affiliate and was honored with the American Heart Association’s Service Award in 2019. Dr. Sabanegh is board certified by the American Board of Urology and has maintained an active clinical practice. He is a member of multiple medical societies, including the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the American Urologic Association, and the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction and Urology.
An author of more than 200 academic publications, his education includes a Bachelor of Science, an engineering degree from Princeton University, a doctor of medicine degree from the University of Virginia, and a Master of Business Administration from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Sabanegh completed his urologic surgery residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center and his microsurgery fellowship at Cleveland Clinic.