Jonathan M. Buscaglia, MD, has been appointed chief medical officer at Stony Brook University Hospital, effective April 28. In his new role, Dr. Buscaglia will oversee all clinical operations, including quality of care and patient safety, clinical care coordination, clinical information systems development, and physician engagement. Reporting to Carol Gomes, CEO of Stony Brook University Hospital, Dr. Buscaglia and the entire senior leadership team will work collaboratively to champion continuous improvement in patient care.
“The role of chief medical officer is a critical part of hospital operations, and I am delighted to welcome Dr. Buscaglia to this role,” said Hal Paz, MD, executive vice president of health sciences at the University. Stony Brook and General Manager. , Stony Brook University Medicine. “I look forward to working with him as he continues to reinforce our commitment to prioritizing quality throughout the system.”
“Dr. Buscaglia brings more than 20 years of experience as a leading physician to his new role, including more than 10 of those years right here at Stony Brook Medicine,” said Gomes. “His proven dedication to growing our health system and its multidisciplinary approach to providing the highest level of care is essential as we continue to meet the health needs of our community.”
Dr. Buscaglia earned his BS in Biology and Psychology from Union College. He then completed his MD at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo. After his residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Buscaglia completed both his fellowship in gastroenterology and his fellowship in interventional endoscopy at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He joined Stony Brook Medicine in 2008 as Medical Director of Endoscopy where he established quality measures for the delivery of care in digestive diseases across multiple medical specialties. In 2012, he launched the first interventional endoscopy training program and inpatient consultation service at Stony Brook University Hospital. Dr. Buscaglia was appointed Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 2016 and was elected Chairman of the Stony Brook Medicine Medical Council in 2021. He holds the academic appointment of Full Professor of Medicine at Stony University Brook and is a nationally recognized expert. in the fields of pancreatico-biliary disorders and quality measures in gastrointestinal endoscopy.