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Thomas McGinn, MD, wearing a physician coat and gold tie
Deputy Physician-in-Chief and Senior Vice President
Northwell Health

Chair and Professor of Medicine
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

As deputy physician-in-chief and senior vice president of physician network operations, Thomas McGinn, MD, oversees all physician network operations for Northwell Health’s growing medical group —Northwell Health Physician Partners. He works closely with and coordinates Northwell's clinical service lines, Premium IPA, Clinical Joint Ventures, Large Physician Group Medical Operations and Ambulatory Facility Response.

Previously, Dr. McGinn was senior vice president and executive director of medicine for the health system, responsible for managing the activities of the Department of Medicine.

Dr. McGinn, who also serves as chair of medicine at Zucker School of Medicine, joined Northwell after serving as chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center. In that position, he supervised Mount Sinai’s adult inpatient and outpatient care of general medicine patients, developed a research and fellowship program, mentored and promoted clinician-educators, created an academic hospitalist program, expanded primary care services and recruited faculty.

In addition, Dr. McGinn served as vice president of alliance development at Mount Sinai, helping to develop relationships and partnerships with other institutions and large medical practices throughout the metropolitan area. He was also involved in the medical center’s efforts to implement a systemwide electronic medical record.

Dr. McGinn is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. He is an authority on evidence-based medicine (EBM), comparative effectiveness and medical education, and has established his own core research programs. He has received state, federal and foundation funding to support his research and training in those areas, as well as support for a unique program in hepatitis C. He has also published extensively in the areas of EBM, medical education and clinical research.

Dr. McGinn earned his medical degree from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, and completed his residency in internal medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Bronx Municipal Hospital Center. He also received a Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University.

View Dr. McGinn's clinical profile.

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