Assistant Medical Center Director
VA Northport health care
Mr. Edward Savarese has worked at the VAMC Northport since 2013.
Most recently, Mr. Savarese has served as the Executive Health System Specialist to the Medical Center Director. Prior to this assignment, Mr. Savarese served as the Health System Specialist to the Associate Director in addition to positions in Engineering Service and Quality Management as well as a detailed role to the Chief of Staff to lead the Telehealth initiatives. Mr. Savarese holds a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), a Master Degree in Hospital Administration from Capella University, and is currently pursuing his Doctorate degree in Strategic Leadership from Liberty University. Mr. Savarese is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt as well as a graduate from Bridges to the Future VISN 2 Leadership Program. Prior to coming to the VA, Edward served as both a Project and Program Manager for multiple retail petroleum clients completing investigative, remedial, and real estate divestment activities. During his tenure at the VA, he has led many multidisciplinary teams for process improvement efforts and facility-wide improvement initiatives. Most recently, Mr. Savarese has served as the Planning Section Chief during the Hospital Incident Command for response to COVID-19 and vaccination efforts. Mr. Savarese will continue his career supporting Veterans needs in his new role as Assistant Medical Center Director. We would like to thank Mr. Savarese for his continued support and dedication to the Veterans and families in this new role at the Northport VA Medical Center.