Dr. Donald Thomas III
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Thomas has created or reshaped clinical care delivery systems in 30+ healthcare organizations in the northern hemisphere, including healthcare systems, hospitals, clinics, group practices and an insurance provider medical bureau, while delivering increased quality, patient satisfaction and metrics, in addition to significant new dollars to the organizational bottom lines. He is a relentless problem solver and is especially suited to working in situations that are not functioning at their peak. Dr. Thomas graduated from Howard University College of Medicine with an M.D. in Medicine and earned his A.B. in Physical Science and Genetics at Harvard University.
CMO for L.A. County Health Dept. (.8B budget, 22,000 employees, 3,500 MDs, 6 hospitals, 6 urgent care centers and 126 clinics)
U.S. Dept. of Heath COGME councilor from 1998-2003
Led clinical design teams for 2 hospitals and 2 emergency centers
Restructured Medicaid medical division for a major health insurer