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8095 Innovation Park Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031


Stephen J. Motew, MD, MHA, FACS

Chief, Clinical Enterprise, Inova Health System

Stephen J. Motew, MD, MHA, FACS, is Chief, Clinical Enterprise at Inova Health SystemStephen J. Motew, MD, MHA, FACS, is an Executive Vice President and Chief of Clinical Enterprise at Inova Health System. In this role, he is responsible for all clinical service operations and outcomes for the health system. Steve is committed to delivering optimal outcomes for patients by focusing on transformational changes, patient care redesign, high reliability service line stewardship and physician leadership development.

With over 20 years in the healthcare industry, Steve is a practicing vascular surgeon and a member of various surgical and healthcare leader groups. Additionally, he participates in multiple national forums as a physician leader expert. Prior to his current role, he served as Senior Vice President for Novant Health leading the Winston-Salem market and multiple system service lines.

Steve earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from Emory University and received his MD, cum laude, from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine. He completed a Vascular Surgery fellowship at Wake Forest Baptist Health medical center in Winston-Salem, NC following his residency and internship in general surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago that also included a 2-year NIH research fellowship. He completed a master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and also has served as a Lieutenant Commander with the U.S. Navy Reserve as a medical officer.

He resides in Northern Virginia with his wife Renée and has three adult sons. In his free time, Steve enjoys outdoor activities, fitness, photography, cooking, and travel.