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Donald Sheldon

Donald Sheldon



  • Medical License, State Medical Board of Ohio
  • Administrative: Regional Hospital President and Strategic Advisor, Hospital CEO, President Employed Physician Group, Chief Medical Officer, Medical Director
  • Clinical: Director of Emergency Medicine, Head of Emergency Medicine Group, Emergency Physician, Family Medicine, Volunteer Physician

Dr. Donald Sheldon’s expertise includes strategic planning, system development, integration and growth; board development, relations and education; hospital management, leadership and mentoring; medical staff relationships and development; addressing physician quality and behavior issues; bylaws development; medical ethics; community addiction/mental health collaboration and service development; consultation and lecturing on U.S./Japanese health care.

Professional Experience

  • Regional Hospital President and Strategic Advisor University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH, USA
  • Hospital President/CEO, President Employed Physician Group, Chief Medical Officer, EMH Regional Healthcare System, Elyria, OH, USA
  • Medical Director, Director Emergency Medicine, Emergency Physician, Lorain Community Hospital, Lorain, OH, USA
  • Family Medicine and Free Clinic volunteer physician, Lorain, OH, USA
  • Lead, Philanthropic and Community Coalition to End the Opioid Epidemic, Lorain Co., OH, USA

Professional Affiliations or Certifications

  • DEA Registration
  • Certified Physician Executive (CPE)
  • Prior board certification American Board of Emergency Medicine and American Board of Family Medicine
  • RPI® Certified Yellow Belt, The Joint Commission


  • Residency, Family Medicine, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus OH, USA
  • Doctorate of Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH, USA
  • Bachelor of Science, Comprehensive Biology Chemistry, Ashland College, Ashland, OH, USA