Thomas L. “Tim” Stover, MD, FACOG, MBA, is the former President and CEO of Cleveland Clinic Akron General Health System. He accepted this position in February 2012 after having served in leadership positions at Akron General since 1996, joining the health system in 1993. Prior to his appointment as President and CEO, Dr. Stover served as President of Outpatient Services from 2010-2012. He held the position of Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer from 2008-2010. Dr. Stover also served as the Medical Director of Akron General’s three award-winning Health & Wellness Centers. In 2006, Dr. Stover was appointed President and Chief Medical Officer of Partners Physician Group, a system-owned premier group practice which has more than 150 physicians from both primary and specialty care fields. He also served as Medical Director for the Care Management Program at Akron General Medical Center, and for three years hosted a weekly radio program on timely healthcare topics.
Dr. Stover received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine degrees from West Virginia University, and completed his internship and residency in OB/GYN in 1976 at Akron City Hospital, Akron, Ohio. He served as a major in the United States Air Force on active duty for two years and completed an infertility surgery fellowship at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1995, Dr. Stover completed the Professional Fellows Program in Business at The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and continued his business training at the Wharton School of Management. He received his MBA from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 2001, under the Physician Executive MBA Program where he was chosen Outstanding Physician Leader of the Year of his graduating class.