Dr. Staples oversees operations for all United Family Healthcare (UFH) entities. He has also simultaneously headed UFH Medical Affairs, and regularly takes on numerous other leadership tasks throughout the organization. Dr. Staples has lived in Asia and the Middle East for more than 20 years. Prior to joining UFH in 2016, he worked in the Middle East for five years, most recently as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Al Noor Hospital Group in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), leading it to a highly successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange. Before that, Dr. Staples was recruited by The Cleveland Clinic to serve as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its Sheik Khalifa Medical City, UAE’s largest hospital. Prior to his time in the Middle East, Dr. Staples was Division President of North Asia for the Parkway Group, based in Shanghai, China.
Dr. Staples received his medical training at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York with Post-Graduate training in Hawaii, an MBA from San Francisco State University College of Business, and a BA from Wesleyan University in Connecticut, USA. He currently resides in Beijing with his family.