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Andrew Ibrahim

Assistant Professor
Surgery - General Surgery Administration
Architecture & Urban Planning, Medicine

Case Western Reserve University, B.A., Anthropology
University College London, Affiliate, Architecture
Case Western Reserve University, M.D.
University of Michigan, Health Care Research M.Sc.

Andrew M. Ibrahim, MD, MSc, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery, Architecture & Urban Planning at the University of Michigan and Chief Medical Officer at HOK, a global design and architecture firm. He completed his undergraduate and medical degrees education both with Honors at Case Western Reserve University with a year of coursework at University College London and The Bartlett School of Architecture. In addition to his health services research degree from the University of Michigan as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, he completed additional policy training as a Crile Fellow at Princeton University and as a Doris Duke Fellow at John Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Ibrahim’s research at the interface of healthcare, policy evaluation and architecture has resulted in numerous publications, book chapters, international presentations and appointment to the editorial boards at the Annals of Surgery and the JAMA Network. He is one of the youngest Senior Principals at HOK and currently serves as the Innovation Principal on a >$2 billion academic health center master plan.


Evaluating Hospital Design impact on health outcomes

University Affiliation(s)


Community and Professional Affiliation(s)

ASsociation for Academic Surgery | American College of Surgeons | American Institute of Architects

Research Area(s)

Health outcomes | Health services research | Public policy and social science


  • Co-investigator of: Engineering Whole Health into Hospital Care to Improve Wellness: The M-Wellness Laboratory (M-Well)
  • Co-investigator of: Assessing Episode-Based Surgical Quality in VA and Community Care Settings
  • Principal investigator of: Fulfilling the Promise of Hospital Consolidation to Improve Clinical Quality and Costs
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