James Lynch, M.D., Senior Vice President, Physician-in-Chief, Beaumont Hospital, Troy


James P. Lynch, M.D., M.B.A., is senior vice president and physician-in-chief at Beaumont Hospital, Troy. Dr. Lynch oversees more than 1,100 physicians who represent 58 medical and surgical specialties. He is responsible for all educational, research and service aspects of the medical staff.

Dr. Lynch is also chief of colon and rectal surgery and chief of endoscopy at Beaumont, Troy. He developed an interest in the prevention and cure of colon disease after his father developed colon cancer before his 50th birthday. That experience continues to drive him to encourage all of his patients to take advantage of the cancer screening methods available today.

Dr. Lynch received his medical degree from Wayne State University in 1982 and performed his post-doctoral surgical training at Beaumont Hospital. He also has a master's degree in Business Administration from Oakland University, and is an assistant professor at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

Dr. Lynch is certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and a fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. He is also a member of the Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative and the National Surgical Quality Improvement Project, as well as a past president of the Michigan Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. He was named a "Top Doc" by Hour Detroit magazine in 2010.

Dr. Lynch has been a member of the medical staffs at Beaumont, Troy and Beaumont, Royal Oak for 24 years. His private-practice offices are located in Lake Orion, Rochester Hills and Utica.