Dr. Benjamin P. Sachs


Background is in clinical medicine (Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal – Fetal Medicine), public health-health policy and finance -business administration with extensive executive experience in physician /hospital management, crisis management, academic medicine and international healthcare.

I spent 29 years at Harvard Medical School. In 2007, I was invited to move to New Orleans, post hurricane Katrina, to help lead the recovery of Tulane U. and the city’s healthcare system. Since 2014 I have been an international healthcare consultant. In March 2020 I returned to the US and settled in Sarasota. I am currently a professor at USF and UCF Medical Schools.

  • Harvard Medical School (1978-2007), Harvard School of Public Health (1982-2007)
    Chair of department Ob/Gyn - Beth Israel-Deaconess & HMS (1989-2007)
    Professor Ob/Gyn HMS & HSPH (1997-2007), H. Rosenfield Professor (2000-2007)
    President of the Beth Israel-Deaconess Physician Organization (1999-2007)
  • Tulane University (Post Hurricane Katrina 2007-13)
    Senior Vice President and Dean School of Medicine, James R. Doty
    Distinguished Professor and Chair
  • Consultant: Senior Director Strategy Implemented (global healthcare Company) (2014-2020)
  • Visiting Professor: Tel Aviv University Sackler Faculty of Medicine and The Technion-The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine (2017-20)
  • University of South Florida School of Medicine: Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2020)
  • University of Central Florida School of Medicine: Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2020)


I was born in London UK and received my medical degree (MB.BS) from Imperial College (St. Mary’s) London. I received a degree in public health from the University of Toronto and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology and a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital (Harvard Medical School). In addition, I was a visiting scientist at the Centers for Disease Control in 1980 and completed the PMD program (business management) at the Harvard Business School in 1987.