Contact Us
Hackensack Daily Voice serves Hackensack, Maywood, Rochelle Park & South Hackensack
Return to your home site


Hackensack Daily Voice serves Hackensack, Maywood, Rochelle Park & South Hackensack

Nearby Towns

Breaking News: Hackensack Officer Saves Bleeding Car Crash Victim's Life With Bare Hands

Dr. Ihor S. Sawczuk Tapped As Hackensack UMC President

Dr. Ihor S. Sawczuk
Dr. Ihor S. Sawczuk Photo Credit: Angela Wilson

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Hackensack University Health Network named Ihor S. Sawczuk, M.D., FACS the new president of Hackensack University Medical Center.

Sawczuk will transition from his current role as executive vice president and chief medical officer.

“For 15 years, HackensackUMC has been fortunate to have Dr. Sawczuk as not only a physician – but as one of our most well-respected executive leaders,” CEO Robert Garrett said in a statement. “His various roles—as executive vice president, chief medical officer, vice president of Academic Affairs and chairman of the Department of Urology—are a direct reflection of his influence and demonstrated leadership within our medical center and beyond.”

Sawczuk began his time with HackensackUMC in 2001 as chairperson of the Department of Urology. Since then, he has helped guide the medical center on a path of clinical, research and academic excellence. His emphasis on cutting-edge technology has elevated the Department of Urology to become one of the leading programs in the country.

During his tenure as chief academic officer, his commitment to academic advancement was evident in: his leadership role in the creation of the upcoming school of medicine with Seton Hall University, and the oversight of HackensackUMC’s affiliation agreements with Georgetown University School of Medicine and Stevens Institute of Technology.

Sawczuk will assume his new role on April 4.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Hackensack Daily Voice!

Serves Hackensack, Maywood, Rochelle Park & South Hackensack

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.