Nicholas Gavin
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Nicholas Gavin, MD, MBA, MS

Emergency Medicine

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About Me

Nicholas Gavin, MD, MBA, MS is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Vice Chair of Operations in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai Health System.

Since joining the Department of Emergency Medicine in April 2022, as the Vice Chair of Population Health and Clinical Innovation, Dr. Gavin has successfully launched and developed the Mount Sinai Virtual Urgent Care program as it operates today, transformed the Clinical Informatics Division, overseen Departmental Communications strategy, made significant contributions to the Health System’s digital health strategy, and served as a bridge between Emergency Medicine and key aspects of Health System Leadership.

In the role of Vice Chair of Operations, Dr. Gavin is responsible for collaborating with each Emergency Department’s Triad Leadership, Emergency Medicine Divisions and partnering with Robin Ferrer, MBA, MSN, RN, Vice President of Emergency Medicine. Working with Quality and Safety and Patient Experience, Dr. Gavin supports the incorporation of digital tools into the patient journey.  Alongside Education and Research, he supports the alignment of curriculum, trials and studies, with operations.  Dr. Gavin continues to advance innovative acute care delivery models across the Health System. 

Dr. Gavin joined Mount Sinai from Columbia University where he served as Vice Chair of Clinical Operations in the Department of Emergency Medicine from 2019 to 2022. In his previous role, Dr. Gavin oversaw operations at the four New York-Presbyterian/Columbia emergency departments in upper Manhattan and lower Westchester. From 2013 to 2018, Dr. Gavin served as a faculty member of the Department of Emergency Medicine at NYU/Bellevue and from 2015 to 2018, led the NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn Emergency Department as Chief of Service. In 2019, Dr. Gavin completed the Cornell University Executive MBA/MS program in Healthcare Leadership. He received both his undergraduate and medical school degrees from New York University and completed his emergency medicine residency at Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, California where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Gavin is passionate about Emergency Medicine’s role in delivering high value care to all patients.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Emergency Medicine
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Mount Sinai Morningside
  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai West