Arthur A. Gianelli

President, Mount Sinai Morningside
Chief Transformation Officer, Mount Sinai Health System

leadershipArthur Gianelli is the Chief Transformation Officer for the Mount Sinai Health System and President of Mount Sinai Morningside. He has worked for the Mount Sinai Health System since February of 2014.

As Chief Transformation Officer, Mr. Gianelli partners with leaders across the Mount Sinai Health System to transform organizational culture, implement best practices, and instill key behaviors to drive improvements in patient experience. Efforts to transform organizational culture include launching a series of learning academies and spreading the utilization of lean across the Mount Sinai Health System.

During his tenure as President of Mount Sinai Morningside, Mr. Gianelli introduced a lean daily management system which has driven significant improvements in patient experience, quality and safety measures; shepherded a transformative capital improvement plan; and worked with clinical leadership to grow programs in cardiology and cardiac surgery, medical and surgical oncology, orthopedic trauma, neurosurgery, bariatric surgery, and geriatrics.

From 2006 through 2014, Mr. Gianelli served as President and Chief Executive Officer of NuHealth, a public benefit corporation that runs the Nassau University Medical Center, a nursing home, and co-operates the Long Island FQHC, Inc. Under Mr. Gianelli's leadership, NuHealth earned accolades for stabilizing its finances, improving quality of care and patient outcomes, and modernizing and expanding its services and facilities.

Prior to joining NuHealth, Mr. Gianelli held senior executive positions over a 10-year period for two local governments on Long Island. He was Deputy County Executive for Budget and Finance for Nassau County, and Director of Operations for the Town of North Hempstead. He was responsible for shepherding major fiscal turnarounds in both municipalities.

Mr. Gianelli currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater New York Hospital Association, Health Leads, HealthIx, and the Mount Sinai Health Partners IPA. He has previously served on the Executive Committees of Healthfirst and America’s Essential Hospitals, and he was a member or Regional Policy Board 2 of the American Hospital Association. He has earned numerous professional, civic, and teaching awards.

Mr. Gianelli earned a bachelor’s degree in History from St. John's University, a Master of Arts in Political Science from Brown University, a Master in Business Administration from Dowling College, and a Master in Public Health from Columbia University. Mr. Gianelli teaches hospital management and hospital operations to graduate students at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.