Gary Roth, DO is a cardiothoracic surgeon and intensivist, having practiced in Lansing, Michigan for 30 years. Currently and for the last 5 years he serves as the chief medical officer of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Dr. Roth is board certified in cardiothoracic surgery, peripheral vascular surgery, and surgical critical care. He also served on the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery for 14 years.
Dr. Roth is a clinical associate professor in surgery at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Human Medicine, East Lansing. He is a fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, American College of Critical Care Medicine, and American College of Surgeons. He has also completed the American Hospital Association and the National Patient Safety Foundation Comprehensive Patient Safety Leadership Fellowship.
Over the past 30 years, Dr. Roth has given hundreds of presentations on multiple topics, including quality improvement, high reliability, and patient safety. His work has been featured in national publications, such as the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Critical Care, the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association and Circulation.
In 2018 he was a recipient of the Charles L. Ballinger Distinguished Osteopathic Surgeon Award from the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS). This award recognized his commitment to surgery, the profession, and patients as a surgeon, educator, and researcher. Recipients are selected by the ACOS Board of Governors.