Allen Boxbaum has been named senior vice president of Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute, Allentown, after a national search by Lehigh Valley Health Network.
Boxbaum and Dr. Ronald Freudenberger, physician in chief, will lead Lehigh Valley Health Network’s heart and vascular services.
Allen and Freudenberger will build upon Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute’s success by growing new sites and relationships, driving exceptional clinical quality and providing an exceptional patient experience, the network said.
“After working with Allen over the past couple of years, we have seen his dedication, passion and commitment to quality,” Freudenberger said. “He is the perfect fit for our new leadership model, and we are delighted that he will be joining Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute as its new senior vice president.”
In his previous role with LVHN, Boxbaum served as vice president of operations, Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG). During his tenure, he had oversight of heart and vascular practices, women’s health, surgery and previously primary care service lines.
Prior to joining LVHN, Boxbaum served as vice president of Cardiovascular Services for Barnabas Health and vice president of Cardiovascular Services for the former Catholic Health East system in western New York.
Boxbaum earned his MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology and his master’s degree in audiology from Syracuse University. He began his career as a practicing audiologist before shifting into management roles.
Boxbaum is a member of the American College of Health Care Executives and the American College of Cardiology Administrators Division.