Dr. Mark Furman is a member of Spencer Stuart’s Healthcare Practice, focusing on academic medicine, healthcare delivery and services and biopharma. A board-certified physician in cardiovascular diseases and interventional cardiology, he brings to his role as a search professional more than 25 years of healthcare experience in clinical care, hospital leadership, research and education.
Medical and academic leadership
- Mark has first-hand experience in administration, education and development, generating extramural grant support in excess of $2 million. He served most recently as chief of cardiovascular medicine at South Shore Hospital, a clinical affiliate of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In this capacity, he also served as an associate physician at The Brigham and a faculty member at Harvard Medical School.
- Previously, he was director of interventional cardiology with UMass Memorial Health Care and a professor of medicine and cell biology at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine.
- Mark is an internationally known expert in platelet physiology and thrombosis and has published articles in major journals, including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Circulation, The Journal of Experimental Medicine and Journal of American College of Cardiology. He has presented at major international scientific meetings, and is included in the Castle Connolly and U.S. News and World Report Top Doctor lists.
Mark is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association and the American College of Physician Executives. He trained in cardiovascular medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and in internal medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and was named a John A. Hartford Scholar at Harvard Medical School. He received his medical degree from the Emory University School of Medicine, where he graduated summa cum laude. He earned a B.A. magna cum laude in mathematics from Emory College and an M.B.A. from Emory’s Goizueta Business School.