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Nathan Newman, MD, Geriatrics, San Antonio, TX


Geriatrics San Antonio, TX

Chief Medical Officer, Quality and Risk WellMed/Optum/United Health Group

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  • Dr. Newman serves as Chief Medical Officer, Quality and Risk at WellMed – Optum/United Health Care’s largest care delivery organization in the U.S.; with over 850,000 patients and 18,000 employed and affiliated providers.

    Previously, he served as the National Urgent Care Medical Director and Vice President of Medical Operations for Concentra, supervising the clinical operations in over 300 centers across 44 states. His role has expanded to include the National Quality Medical Director for all clinical sites at Concentra; adding over 250 worksite locations and 50 primary care clinics.

    Dr. Newman also served as President, Urgent Care Association of America Board of Directors 2013-2015 representing over 9,000 members internationally and was honored to be selected as the recipient of the American Academy of Family Physicians 2015 National Physician Executive of the Year Robert Graham Award.

Education & Training

  • Naval Hospital (Jacksonville)Residency, Family Medicine, 1986 - 1988
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Eastern Virginia Medical SchoolClass of 1982, MD

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2019 - 2023
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2015 - 2017
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2000 - 2002
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1996 - 1999
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1989 - 2022
  • American Board of Family Medicine Family Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • American Academy of Family Physicians 2015 Robert Graham National Physician Executive of the Year American Academy of Family Physicians, 2015
  • President, Urgent Care Association of America; Delegate AMA House of Delegates Florida Medical Association, 2011