Mahmoud Bakeer, MD

Assistant Vice President, Orlando Health; Chief Quality Officer, Orlando Health South Lake Hospital


Mahmoud Baker, MD

As chief quality officer of Orlando Health South Lake Hospital, Mahmoud Bakeer, MD, oversees the quality and safety of all programs and services offered at the hospital. He collaborates with leadership and medical staff to support activities, processes and policies that result in high-quality patient care that aligns with systemwide clinical practices and standards.

Mahmoud joined Orlando Health in 2011 as a critical care medicine physician and held subsequent leadership roles including medical director of critical care medicine and chief medical quality officer before transitioning to chief quality officer at Orlando Health South Lake Hospital.

After receiving a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Jordan in Amman, Mahmoud did an internal medicine residency at Jordan University Hospital. He then completed a transitional residency at New York Flushing Hospital-Cornell University in Flushing and an internal medicine residency at District of Columbia General Hospital-Georgetown University. That was followed with a fellowship in pulmonary medicine at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC, and a fellowship in critical care medicine at UMDNJ/Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey.

Mahmoud is board certified in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP). In addition to spending time with his wife and two children, his hobbies include nature photography and music.