Vicki LoPachin, MD, Appointed Chief Medical Officer of The Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. LoPachin completed her residency training in internal medicine at Mount Sinai.

New York
 – January 15, 2014 /Press Release/  –– 

Vicki LoPachin, MD, who completed her residency training in internal medicine at Mount Sinai, and who previously served on the medical staff as an internal medicine specialist, has been appointed Chief Medical Officer of The Mount Sinai Hospital.  Prior to this post, Dr. LoPachin served as Medical Director of the North Shore University Hospital

"Dr. LoPachin's talents and intimate knowledge of Mount Sinai create the opportunity for a seamless integration of the hospital operations and quality improvement teams.  In the interest of improving care for our patients, we're excited that Vicki has returned to Mount Sinai to help lead the way in elevating patient and staff safety, as well as operational performance," said David L. Reich, President of The Mount Sinai Hospital.  "Throughout her distinguished career, Vicki exhibited the best qualities of a leader in the medical field: compassion, expert clinical care, efficiency and superb quality.  We're excited to have her back at Mount Sinai."

Previously, Dr. LoPachin served as President of the Association of Attending Staff, Lead Physician Advisor and Medical Director of Case Management, Chair of the Utilization Review Committee, and member of the Executive Committee of the Medical Board at The Mount Sinai Hospital.

"I am honored to be working again with the physicians, nurses, medical staff and administrators here at The Mount Sinai Hospital," said Dr. LoPachin.  "I look forward to closely collaborating with my colleagues and with the leadership of the Mount Sinai Health System to ensure that we deliver the highest levels of quality care.  Our patients deserve nothing less."

Dr. LoPachin received her MBA with distinction in Health Service Management from the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University.  Dr. LoPachin is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Medical Quality, the American College of Physician Executives and the American College of Healthcare Executives, and is an Invited Fellow of the American College of Physicians.  She is also a committee member of the New York chapter of the American College of Physicians Quality Task Force.

Dr. LoPachin received her MD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where she was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha.

About the Mount Sinai Health System
The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health system committed to providing distinguished care, conducting transformative research, and advancing biomedical education. Structured around seven member hospital campuses and a single medical school, the Health System has an extensive ambulatory network and a range of inpatient and outpatient services—from community-based facilities to tertiary and quaternary care.

The System includes approximately 6,600 primary and specialty care physicians, 12-minority-owned free-standing ambulatory surgery centers, over 45 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, and Long Island, as well as 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the top 20 medical schools both in National Institutes of Health funding and by U.S. News & World Report.

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