George Tingwald MD, AIA, ACHA

Administrative Director, Medical Planning Design + Construction, Stanford Health Care

In an unusual combination of skills and expertise, Dr. Tingwald applies his qualifications as an architect and doctor of medicine to create practical and efficient designs for health care facilities. Having received special training in surgery and ancillary services, emergency services, and women’s and children’s health, he is committed to designing facilities that merge excellent medical functionality with the primary needs of patients and families. Because of his comprehensive skill set, Dr. Tingwald is especially adept in authoring campus and hospital master plans. Education Bachelor of Arts, University of Chicago, 1977 Doctor of Medicine, Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1981 Master of Architecture, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, 1988 The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, Internship and residency in general surgery, 1981–1984. Staff Physician, University Suburban Health Center, Case Western Reserve University, 1985–1989 Professional Registrations Medical Doctor: Ohio, 1982; New York, 1985 Architecture: California, 1993 Professional Associations Founding Member, American College of Healthcare Architects Member, Curriculum Steering Committee Member, American Institute of Architects Academy of Architecture for Health Steering Committee, AIA Healthcare Guidelines Revisions Committee Member, American Medical Association Member, American Hospital Association American Society of Healthcare Engineering Member, Institute for Family Centered Care Section Leader, The Center for Health Design Awards INHA University Teaching Hospital Modern Healthcare Design Award Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center Modern Healthcare Design Award