Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Mark Pucek joined Nova Medical Centers in May 2018, bringing nearly 30 years of occupational and strategic healthcare experience to Nova’s Executive Leadership Team. Dr. Pucek is responsible for supervising Nova’s medical providers and for oversight of all medical services, including serving as Chair of the Credentialing and Continuous Quality Improvement Committees.
Dr. Pucek served as Chief Medical Officer and Regional Medical Director for the Southeast and Southwest Regions at U.S. HealthWorks. Dr. Pucek was Founder/Owner/Center Medical Director for Houston Center for Occupational Medicine. Dr. Pucek performed consulting work for nearly two decades with Kirby Marine Corporation in Houston, Texas and a guest expert medical advisor to the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (2008) at the Coast Guard National Maritime Center in Washington, D.C. Dr. Pucek served as a member of the Medical Advisory Committee for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He also served as the Global Medical Director for Huntsman Corporation from 2008-2013.
Dr. Pucek completed a Family Medicine Residency program at the University of Texas in Houston, received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and attended the University of Texas at Austin and Louisiana State University for his undergraduate studies.