Franco Fazzalari, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Medical SchoolCardiac Surgery


Dr. Fazzalari's research and policy interests lie in the interface between “business” (organizational management) and medicine. This includes how to better foster innovation in healthcare, in particular within the field of surgery. He is working on nationwide quality reporting projects in cardiac surgery, as well as a statewide project which is examining the association between cost and quality in the nearly three dozen heart programs in Michigan in an effort to improve value for patients and third-party payers.

  • M.B.A., University of Michigan
  • M.D., University of Michigan
  • B.S., University of Michigan

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