Hasan Zia Named President and Chief Operating Officer of Sibley Memorial Hospital

12/07/2020
Hasan A. Zia, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S., has been named as president and chief operating officer of Sibley Memorial Hospital. Dr.

Hasan A. Zia, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S., has been named as president and chief operating officer of Sibley Memorial Hospital. Dr. Zia has served in the role of interim president since October 2018. Zia is responsible for strategic, operational and clinical performance for Sibley Memorial Hospital and developing a more inclusive health care model for the region. Reporting to Carolyn Carpenter, new president of the National Capital Region (NCR) for the Johns Hopkins Health System (JHHS), he will serve an integral role in the Johns Hopkins growth strategy for this region. 
 
“Dr. Zia has served as interim president for Sibley Memorial Hospital during some of the most challenging times in our organization’s – and in health care’s – history,” says Kevin Sowers, M.S.N., R.N., F.A.A.N., president of the Johns Hopkins Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine. “I’m extremely pleased that he will continue in this role and serve as a critical member of the leadership team that addresses short and long-term issues with COVID-19 as well as the expansion of services to this community,” adds Carolyn Carpenter, M.H.A., F.A.C.H.E., president of the National Capital Region for the Johns Hopkins Health System. ? ?In his role, Zia will lead Sibley’s financial, operational and clinical areas working closely with clinical, academic and business leadership to ensure the hospital provides high-quality outcomes, exceptional experiences and optimal value for patients and families. He will also lead Sibley’s efforts to create a more inclusive care model, treating diverse communities in Washington, D.C. 
 
Zia brings 20 years of experience as a fellowship-trained physician and 15 years of experience as a clinical leader. He has served as vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer, director of critical care and emergency surgery, and patient safety officer and medical director for quality and patient safety for Sibley Memorial Hospital. He has also served as chief medical information officer, leading the implementation of the Epic electronic medical record at Sibley Memorial Hospital and Howard County General Hospital.  

Zia received his medical degree from the University of Virginia (UVA) and did his surgical residency at George Washington University. He also completed a fellowship in trauma surgery and surgical critical care at UVA. Zia previously held a clinical appointment at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, and currently has a clinical appointment through the Department of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In 2017, he completed his master of business administration in health care management degree from the Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business. In 2019, Dr. Zia completed the Baldrige Executive Fellows program administered through the United States Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology. 

?"I am committed to Sibley’s patients, staff, physicians and to our community. I’m excited to continue in this role as we navigate COVID-19, work with community leaders to improve care for all of our residents and to be part of the expansion of Johns Hopkins Medicine in our region,” Zia says.

About Sibley Memorial Hospital

Sibley Memorial Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, in Northwest Washington, D.C., has a distinguished history of serving the community since its founding in 1890. As a not-for-profit, full-service, 318-bed community hospital, Sibley offers medical, surgical, intensive care, obstetric, oncology, orthopaedic, skilled nursing inpatient services, and a state-of-the-art 24-hour Emergency Department. Sibley’s campus, with its new patient tower, is also home to the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, the Johns Hopkins National Proton Therapy Center, Grand Oaks -- an assisted living residence -- a medical building with physician offices and an ambulatory surgery and imaging center. For more information, visit Sibley.org