Harry K. Moon, M.D.

Executive Vice President and COO, President-elect | Nova Southeastern University

In his distinguished 30 year career as a physician leader, researcher, surgeon and teacher, Dr. Moon has been recognized by numerous organizations in the medical community for this commitment to improving patient care, expertise in plastic and reconstructive surgery and devotion to ongoing research and education in many areas of healthcare.

He was founding staff member of Cleveland Clinic Florida and became its COO and subsequently its CEO. Over the past two and a half decades, hospitals medical organizations and universities throughout the world have relied on Dr. Moon for his insight and expertise. In addition to teaching positions and visiting professorships in the United States he has served in an academic capacity for organizations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Italy, New Zealand, England, France, Federated States of Micronesia and Republic of Palau. Nationally, he is a teaching faculty member for ASPS and ASAPS on surgical techniques. Dr. Moon has authored more than 40 peer reviewed research papers and over 100 abstracts as well as multiple programs and educational videos. Each reflecting his desire to further knowledge in the medical community. They cover a wide range of subjects with a particular focus on leading-edge treatments and their particular applications in plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures.

As executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Moon is responsible for the leadership, overall direction and effective management of NSU’s administrative operations with particular emphasis on a more efficient and student-centered clinical operation. Dr. Moon leads the development of operational and business partnerships to support NSU Health, NSU Broward Center of Innovation, Academical Village and all NSU Colleges.

Awards and Recognition

  • Surgery Award, University of South Alabama college of medicine
  • James Barrett Brown Award, 1989, American Association of Plastic Surgeons for the Advancement of Knowledge in Plastic Surgery
  • Best Doctors Florida 2009-2016 Castle Connolly Medical Limited
  • Man of the Year, 1999 Gulfshore Life Magazine
  • Best South Florida Doctors, 1993, 1997, South Florida Magazine
  • Best Plastic Surgeons in South Florida, 1998, 2000 Miami Metro Magazine
  • America’s Top Surgeons 2002-2018
  • Guide to America’s Top Surgeons
  • The Best Doctors in America 2005-2017