David Levien, MD, MBA, FACS is President and CEO and Board Chairman of The American College of Healthcare Trustees. Dave practiced clinical surgery for 33 years, 20 of which were as Chairman of Surgery and 12 as Program Director of a Surgical Residency. He has served as a Member of The Board of Directors of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia County Medical Society, Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services of Walnut Creek, California, and The Chamber of Commerce of Pleasant Hill, California, and The Shore Acres Point Corporation of Mamaroneck, N.Y.
He has been President of The Baltimore Academy of Surgery and The Pennsylvania Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He has been Vice President of The Academy of Surgery of Philadelphia and Vice President of the national society, The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
He has patented a medical device, published 3 surgical books and multiple papers, and achieved the faculty rank of Clinical Professor of Surgery, Jefferson Medical College and Professor of Clinical Surgery, New York Medical College. He received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins, his MD from Georgetown (cum laude), and MBA from University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Management. He is Board Certified in both general and colorectal surgery and held a certificate of special qualification is surgical critical care. He is a certified physician executive (CPE).