Chief Operating Officer
Ozzie Delgado was named Chief Operating Officer for Cleveland Clinic Florida Region in January 2019. Prior to becoming the Regional COO, he had served as the COO for Cleveland Clinic Weston since 2014. Delgado has had a progression of leadership roles within Cleveland Clinic Florida that have included being the Director of Pharmacy, the Administrative Director of Clinical Operations (which involved oversight of numerous clinical departments such as Respiratory Therapy, Cardiovascular services, Neurological services, and the Sleep Lab), and the Senior Director of Operations (which expanded his oversight of non-clinical support services such as Plant Operations/Facilities Management, Environmental services, Supply Chain Management, Security, and Construction Management). As COO, Delgado was responsible for planning, directing, and overseeing the efficient operations of the Cleveland Clinic Florida region, working hand-in-hand with the regional executive team to attain the strategic objectives in the delivery of high quality and value-based health care services for patients. Raised in South Florida, Delgado has over 18 years of experience with healthcare.
Delgado earned his Masters of Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University, a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology (Pre-Med) from Barry University. He has been an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) since 2011, served as a previous Board member for the South Florida Health Executive Forum (SFHEF, ACHE South Florida chapter), a former Board member at the Weston YMCA and served as Vice Chair for the American Heart Association’s-Broward Heart Walk. Delgado received a fellowship designation from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and most recently earned a fellowship from the Health Management Academy GE Fellows Program. Delgado is an Adjunct Professor at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work at Florida International University in South Florida where he applies the skills and knowledge he has learned through his experience in healthcare in the didactic setting.