Anna Loengard, M.D.

EVP/Chief Medical Officer

Expertise

Healthcare Consulting, Physician Leadership and Engagement, Geriatric Medicine Specialist

Education

University of California San Diego, Stony Brook University, University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, Harvard Medical School

Highlights

Experience

Dr. Anna Loengard, MD is a former writer for Verywell Health covering asthma.

Dr. Loengard is the EVP/Chief Medical Officer of AccentCare, Inc. Her past positions include the Chief Medical Officer at Caravan Health, The Queen's Medical Center, and St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii and President of ClarisHealth Hawaii. Prior to entering these leadership roles, Dr. Loengard was an Academic Practicing Geriatrician, focused on home-based primary care and inpatient palliative care.

Education

Dr. Loengard earned her Bachelor of Art in Political Science and French from University of California San Diego in 1990. In 1998, she graduated from Stony Brook University with her Doctor of Medicine. After graduation, she moved on to complete her residency from 1998-2001 at Harvard Medical School. She concluded her education after a Geriatrics Fellowship at University of Arizona College of Medicine from 2001-2002.

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