Mark McPhee, MD, MHCMA fourth generation native of Kansas City, Dr. Mark McPhee is a high honors graduate of Pembroke-Country Day Preparatory School and a magna cum laude graduate of Pomona College in Claremont, California-concentrating in biology and literature. He was class valedictorian and a summa cum laude graduate of the University Kansas School of Medicine. At Harvard Medical School, he did his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Hospital as well as a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Massachusetts General Hospital.
He completed a master’s degree in Health Care Management, also at Harvard University. After training, Dr. McPhee segmented his career: devoting time to the private practice of gastroenterology, to medical education and research, to academic administration, to service in medical specialty organizations, and (increasingly) to his primary career of hospital and health system administration aimed at technologies and operations designed to improve the experience of patients, nurses and physicians in healthcare.
On the private practice side, Dr. McPhee was a founding partner of Mid-America Gastro-Intestinal Consultants, GI Diagnostics, Inc. and Plaza Gastroenterology Associates. In academic faculty roles, he served as Director of the GI Endoscopy Unit at the University of Kansas and then, successively, as Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Associate Dean/Director of Medical Education and Research at Saint Luke’s Hospital – a primary teaching hospital of the University of Missouri – Kansas City,where he holds the rank of Professor of Medicine. His research interests have been in drug treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and in disorders of the gallbladder, bile ducts and pancreas.
More recently, his research interests have expanded to include the general field of population health and patient outcomes. He has authored more than 100 publications and major presentations. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Gastroenterological Association.Dr. McPhee served as a delegate to the American Medical Association for 16 years and in various roles as Committee Chair, Governing Board Member and Officer with the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Digestive Health Foundation and the Foundation for Digestive Health and Nutrition.
Dr. McPhee has also served on the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City and on the boards of multiple local, regional and national organizations devoted to the arts, medicine, higher education and community welfare. In the area of hospital administration, he served Saint Luke’s Health System and its flagship institution: Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City as Chief Academic Officer, Chief Medical Officer/Vice President for Medical Affairs and finally as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
During his administrative leadership at Saint Luke’s, the hospital was a recipient of the Missouri Quality Award three times and also the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2003 – the second such award nationally in the health care category. Dr. McPhee joined the Cleveland Clinic Executive Team in 2009 as Chief Operating Officer for Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and was appointed interim Chief Executive Officer in October, 2010. He returned to his prior role as Chief Operating Officer, CCAD in April, 2011 after 6 months as interim CEO, and served the organization as COO through February, 2012. During his tenure with CCAD, the new hospital project remained substantially on time and under budget.
In March of, 2012 he repatriated to Kansas City, where he joined Truman Medical Centers in the position of Executive Vice President. During his tenure at TMC, he was responsible for overhaul of the ambulatory clinics and initiated multiple new projects to improve patient experience, enhance chronic disease management, expand primary care and establish new partnerships/affiliations. He spearheaded planning and construction of a large outpatient ambulatory surgical center and developed several novel approaches to ensure a smooth and seamless continuum of care for patients at TMC.In July of 2015, he joined Health Outcomes Sciences for one year in the role of Chief Medical Officer.
A growing company in the biotech field, HOS uses evidenced-based risk stratification to provide individualized and personalized health care at the point of service, leading to demonstrable improvements in patient satisfaction, clinical outcomes and financial performance.In August of 2016, Dr. McPhee re-entered medical practice as a founding partner in The Hiebert Center for Healthy Aging, specializing in longevity and functional, integrative concierge medicine with an emphasis on regenerative wellness and prevention of the diseases of aging. He is passionately committed to individualized, personalized and highly compassionate health care and is excited to begin your health journey towards a better more vital you!