Paul R. Hinchey, MD, MBA

Paul R. Hinchey, MD, MBA

Paul R. Hinchey, MD, MBA

President, University Hospitals Community Delivery Network


Paul R. Hinchey, MD, MBA joined University Hospitals in March 2021 as President, Community Delivery Network. In this role, Dr. Hinchey drives strategy execution across the System’s community markets while ensuring alignment with UH’s mission, vision and values. He serves as the executive leader for the community markets, with responsibility for operationalizing the system institute and service line strategy while overseeing business development, financial performance, and leadership recruitment and advancement. Additionally, Dr. Hinchey plays a pivotal position in UH’s population health and clinically integrated network, as well as emerging and innovative consumer-based delivery services.

Dr. Hinchey has more than 30 years of experience in clinical medicine, operations, business development, strategic planning and implementation, change management and medical affairs. Prior to joining UH, Dr. Hinchey served as Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Development at Boulder Community Health, an independent health care system based in Boulder, Colorado. He also served in several leadership positions, including Chief Operating Officer of Medical Operations, with Envision Healthcare, a Denver-headquartered, Fortune 500, publicly traded health care services organization.

He is an established researcher, author and international lecturer on diverse topics such as quality assurance and care redesign, health care finance and systems of care, interprofessional delivery, population health, post-acute care, trauma system development, as well as mobile and virtual clinical models. He has served on more than 15 boards and national committees in areas including hospital quality, hospice, ambulatory surgery centers, telemedicine and EMS. He has also received numerous awards for his leadership, teaching, service and clinical care.

He is a member of American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) and is on the Editorial Board of Prehospital Emergency Care Journal.

Dr. Hinchey received his MD from the School of Medicine and Biomedical Science at State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo; and his MBA from the School of Management at SUNY, Buffalo. Dr. Hinchey completed his emergency medicine residency and EMS fellowship at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Dr. Hinchey resides in Pepper Pike with his wife. They have one adult son.