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Dean Cannon, MD, Pediatrics, Frisco, TX


Pediatrics Frisco, TX

Founder, Principal Consultant

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  • Dynamic Board-certified physician and senior healthcare executive with 22 years of progressive experience in clinical and administrative environments and a demonstrable record of improving the overall value of healthcare delivery.

    Expertise in healthcare leadership and management, managed care, long-term strategy development & implementation, compliance, process improvement, program coordination, and industry relationship building.

    Additional areas of excellence: Primary Care | Medical Management | Operational Efficiency & Financial Performance | Strategic Planning & Analysis | Staffing | People & Policy Development | Value-based Care

    Strengths include leadership, critical thinking, complex problem solving, analytical skills, adaptability, pragmatism and a collaborative spirit, a good understanding of the key drivers behind the complex healthcare system.

Education & Training

  • Naveen Jindal School of Management
    Naveen Jindal School of ManagementMaster of Science, Healthcare Leadership and Management, 3.96 GPA, 2016 - 2018
  • University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville
    University of Florida College of Medicine JacksonvilleResidency, Pediatrics, 1998 - 2001
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
    Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New OrleansClass of 1998
  • Xavier University of Louisiana
    Xavier University of LouisianaBS, Biology, Cum Laude, 1990 - 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2009 - 2025
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2001 - 2015
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2002 - 2010
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow Texas Hospital Association Leadership Fellows Program, 2021
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2013-2016
  • One of Jacksonville’s Top Physicians 2007
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Publications & Presentations


  • Achieving Better Health Equity in Texas Through Policy Priorities 
    • Cannon, D.M., Chacko, B., Jasper, J., & Vail, A.
    Texas Hospital Association Leadership Fellows Program - 10/15/2021
  • Rethinking Foster Care 
    Dean M. Cannon, MD, Op. ed.
    Clinical Psychiatry News, Vol. 36 Issue 12 p. 5 - 12/1/2008


  • Member, The Immunization Partnership (TIP) Health Equity Council for Immunizations 2022 - 2022

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