Well Said Host

Dr. Ira Nash, MD

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Ira Nash, MD, is the executive director of Northwell Health Physician Partners (NHPP) and the host of the award-winning “Well Said” podcast and radio broadcast. 

Dr. Nash’s leadership and strategic vision have fueled the unprecedented transformation of Northwell’s medical group into the largest employed physician group in the region. As executive director of NHPP, Dr. Nash has been a driving force behind the medical group’s tremendous success, marked by an integrated approach to delivering excellent clinical care to patients and families, along with an unwavering commitment to physician engagement and well-being.

Dr. Nash's advocacy for the patient experience and the improvement initiatives implemented under his leadership positioned the medical group as a national leader in performance transparency, and led to his being named the Press Ganey Physician of the Year. 

As host of the WRHU's podcast, Well Said, Dr. Nash has played a role in educating people from all walks of life about issues related to health and wellness. The program highlights the wealth of knowledge, expertise, and resources available in the local area.

“We are fortunate to have access to a huge pool of experts from both Hofstra and Northwell, in addition to public advocates who can provide reliable, insightful information on a wide range of subjects in health, medicine, and well-being,” said Dr. Nash, who maintains an active clinical practice in cardiology. “Our goal is to provide a valuable and accessible education service to the community by covering topics in an informative yet entertaining way.”