Ira Nash, MD
Ira Nash, MD, is responsible for overseeing Northwell Health Physician Partners, one of the top 10 largest medical groups in the nation. As a member of the senior leadership team, he works with Northwell’s clinical and administrative leadership to position the medical group for continued success.
Dr. Nash joined Northwell in 2012 as vice president and medical director of Northwell’s Physician and Ambulatory Network Services (PAANS). In that role, he had oversight of patient care delivery and quality at PAANS. As medical director, Dr. Nash focused on identifying and directing best practice standards for PAANS, establishing quality metrics and initiating process improvements, enhancing patient care by utilizing information technology to standardize quality measurements and expectations in the day-to-day delivery of patient services, engaging patients through better education, and enhancing communication and coordination among healthcare providers.
Previously, Dr. Nash held a number of senior positions with Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan, including associate director of the Zena and Michael Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, and chief of internal ;medicine at the affiliated James J. Peters’ Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was named Mount Sinai’s chief medical officer and senior vice president for medical affairs in 2009. Prior to joining Mount Sinai, Dr. Nash was a full-time member of the academic staff of the Cardiac Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the faculty of Harvard Medical School.
Board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases, Dr. Nash is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Physicians. In addition, he is a member of the AHA’s Clinical Council and has served on the ACC/AHA Joint Task Force on Clinical Competence, which sets standards for training and expertise in cardiovascular medicine.
Dr. Nash completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard College and received his medical degree from the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology at Harvard Medical School.