David A. Feinberg Joins Mount Sinai Health System as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Mount Sinai Health System has named David A. Feinberg as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer. In this role, he will provide leadership and strategic guidance for all traditional and digital marketing, communications, and branding efforts. Mr. Feinberg will join the senior leadership team to develop marketing strategies that will enhance reputation and create robust revenue growth for the seven-hospital system.
Mr. Feinberg brings more than 30 years of consumer and health care marketing experience to this role, including senior leadership positions at respected health care organizations. He joins Mount Sinai from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, where he was Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.
"We are pleased to welcome David to the executive team at Mount Sinai,” said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Health System. “David is a seasoned marketing executive with an impressive track record in building a strong, unified brand through dynamic marketing strategies. His vision and in-depth knowledge will support the business strategies that will lead Mount Sinai in its next phase of growth.”
“We are at a pivotal moment in our Health System’s history,” said Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System. “David’s leadership will be instrumental as we continue in this era of continued growth and innovation.”
“Mount Sinai has a long and distinguished history of innovation and leadership. It is a privilege to join this great institution and help bring the message of Mount Sinai to the world,” said Feinberg.
Prior to his role at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Mr. Feinberg held leadership roles for nearly 20 years at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, where he was Vice President, Marketing, from 1997 to 2011, and Chief Marketing Officer from 2012-16. Mr. Feinberg led NewYork-Presbyterian’s “Amazing Things Are Happening Here” advertising campaign and directed the reputation strategy that helped the hospital appear for 16 consecutive years on the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” Honor Roll. His other previous experience includes leading the health care practice of The Seiden Group, an advertising and marketing firm, as well as positions at Ciba-Geigy (now Novartis), Procter & Gamble, and Clairol.
Mr. Feinberg earned his Master’s in Management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and received his BS in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
About the Mount Sinai Health System
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest integrated delivery system encompassing (with the addition of South Nassau Communities Hospital) eight hospital campuses, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai's vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes approximately 7,480 primary and specialty care physicians; 11 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 410 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools", aligned with a U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" Hospital, No. 12 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding, and among the top 10 most innovative research institutions as ranked by the journal Nature in its Nature Innovation Index. This reflects a special level of excellence in education, clinical practice, and research. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 18 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation's top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and in the top 50 in six other specialties in the 2018-2019 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in five out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 11th nationally for Ophthalmology and 44th for Ear, Nose, and Throat. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Mount Sinai West, and South Nassau Communities Hospital are ranked regionally.