Eric Dobkin, M.D.
Dr. Dobkin is an innovative and visionary leader with significant experience in hospital quality and safety. He came to Suburban from the Crozer Keystone Health System in Pennsylvania, where he served as Chief Quality Officer and Vice President of Quality/Patient Safety for the four-hospital system.
During his tenure, he created a system-wide approach to Quality and Safety and organized a multidisciplinary department with oversight of Quality, Patient Safety, Performance Improvement, Peer Review and Infection Control. Dr. Dobkin also redeveloped the system’s Patient Safety Committee and established teams to standardize care for patients with sepsis, pneumonia, heart failure and acute myocardial infarction.
Dr. Dobkin received his undergraduate degree at Pennsylvania State University. He received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, after which he completed an internship and residencies in general surgery at the University of Texas and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Dobkin also completed a surgical critical care fellowship at Hartford Hospital/University of Connecticut School of Medicine and spent nearly 20 years as a Surgical Intensivist and Director of Surgical Critical Care in the University of Connecticut system. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Critical Care Medicine.