Henry Ford Health System



Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford and now one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) is a not-for-profit corporation managed by Chief Executive Officer Wright L. Lassiter, III, and governed by a 17-member board of trustees, with volunteer-led advisory and affiliate boards providing additional leadership.

It consists of hospitals; medical centers; and one of the nation’s largest group practices, the Henry Ford Medical Group, which includes more than 1,200 physicians practicing in over 40 specialties. The System’s flagship, Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, is a Level 1 Trauma Center recognized for clinical excellence in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, sports medicine, multi-organ transplants, and cancer treatment.

With more than 30,000 employees, Henry Ford Health System is the fifth-largest employer in metro Detroit and among the most diverse.

1 Ford Place
Detroit, MI 48202

Patient Services

Henry Ford’s featured services for international patients include:

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Cancer
  • Heart & vascular
  • International patient services
  • Neurology & neurosurgery
  • OptimEyes
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Primary care
  • Transplant services
  • Walk-in clinic/urgent care

Service Lines

  • Cardiac
  • Dermatology
  • Digestive Health
  • Endocrinology
  • General Surgery
  • Neuroscience (Neurology & Neurosurgery)
  • Nephrology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Primary Care
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Rheumatology
  • Transplant
  • Urology
  • Women’s Health

International Solutions

The Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), known for providing quality, cost-effective, sustainable healthcare delivery in a most challenging economic environment, is pursuing opportunities to bring transformative, sustainable healthcare improvement to populations around the globe. The System’s goal is to bring its medical expertise and innovative tools, technologies, and practices to international partners and to adapt promising foreign innovations to the US market.

The Health System plans to engage internationally in areas that leverage its considerable expertise and clinical assets, including:

Licensing to New & Existing Hospitals
Licensing know-how and technology to start-ups and existing hospitals; clinical program planning and development; consulting services for clinical workflows to drive physical planning, design, construction, commissioning, equipment, and IT infrastructure; clinical and staff recruitment and development; start-up operations

Healthcare Delivery Improvement
New or enhanced clinical programs to meet emerging patient demands; new models of healthcare delivery to increase efficiency; quality and patient safety

Medical Partnerships
Telemedicine; “colleague-to-colleague” access; remote specialty expertise and second opinions; “virtual” specialty clinics; physician collaboration programs

Innovation Program Development
Technology commercialization; corporate affiliations; validation of new technologies and adaptation for Western markets

Education and Training
Physician, nursing, and staff education; executive development; patient education

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