Richard Gray, M.D., named CEO of Mayo Clinic in Arizona
The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees elected Richard Gray, M.D. (S ’00), as CEO of Mayo Clinic in Arizona. He succeeds Lois Krahn, M.D. (MED ’89, P ’93, PCON ’94), who served as interim CEO after CEO Wyatt Decker, M.D. (MED ’90, I ’93), retired in December 2018.
Dr. Gray is a professor of surgery in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. He was recognized as Mayo Clinic Distinguished Educator of the Year in 2013. His research focuses on breast cancer, sarcomas, melanoma, and reducing pain in treatment and recurrence after treatment.
Dr. Gray came to Mayo Clinic in Arizona in 1995 as a surgical intern and completed his residency and fellowship in surgical oncology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. After a second fellowship in surgical oncology at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, Dr. Gray joined the Mayo Clinic staff in 2001.