Cliff Robertson, M.D., is the chief executive officer (CEO) of a national nonprofit health system. He also serves as a Senior Vice President of Divisional Operations and sits on the President’s Council. An experienced family practice physician and health system executive, Dr. Robertson also serves as a senior vice president of Divisional Operations. He has more than 20 years of experience as a business leader in both healthcare and private business.
As CEO Dr. Robertson leads the largest regional health system in their state, with 14 hospitals, 136 clinic locations and 12,500 employees caring for more than one million patients a year.
Prior to joining in 2014, Dr. Robertson served in a dual role as interim CEO of a Health System in Houston and as chief operating officer (COO) of a health system in Washington State, where he was responsible for daily operations and strategic direction of the seven-hospital system. Dr. Robertson earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his medical degree from Ohio State College of Medicine. He completed his residency and internship in family practice at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma. He later received his master’s in business administration from Pacific Lutheran University.
Dr. Robertson serves on various community and civic boards including The Geneva Foundation, Avizia Inc., and the Omaha Chamber of Commerce. He is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medical Education at Creighton University School of Medicine.
Dr. Robertson is married and has three children. When he is not working, Dr. Robertson enjoys playing golf, skiing and traveling with wife, Carol, and his family.