Wael Haidar, MD

Chief Clinical Officer


Wael Haidar, MD serves as Bon Secours Mercy Health’s chief clinical officer. He is accountable for providing strategic clinical leadership for service lines, physician and ambulatory services, medical informatics, clinical research and population health across the ministry’s core operations (its hospitals and clinical services division). Bon Secours Mercy Health’s core operations area includes 48 hospitals and approximately 1,200 sites of care in communities across seven states in the U.S. and in the Republic of Ireland.

Dr. Haidar previously served as senior vice president of provider networks for Bon Secours Health System, a role he assumed in January 2017. Prior to joining Bon Secours, Dr. Haidar worked at Mercy Clinics in Des Moines, Iowa, for 10 years where he served as a staff physician, medical director of the Adult Hospitalist Program, vice president of hospital-based physicians and ultimately as chief physician executive and president of Mercy Clinics.

Dr. Haidar earned his medical degree from American University of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon, and a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. He completed fellowships with the Mayo Clinic in behavioral neurology and geriatrics.