Dr Thomas Cheek

Dr Thomas Cheek is a board-certified Internist and Physician Executive Leader who has spent his career improving health outcomes and creating value for patients, delivery systems and insurance companies.

Dr Cheek has wide practice experience practicing medicine at the Oschner Clinic (New Orleans, LA), the Straub Clinic (Honolulu, HI) and the University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine (Columbia, MO).

Dr Cheek has served as Senior Medical and Chief Medical Officer for Aetna, UnitedHealth Group He focused on medical quality, utilization management and care management.  He successfully implemented population health models for Medicaid and Medicare population throughout the US. He also consulted internationally on population health models.

Since his retirement from UnitedHealth Group, Dr Cheek has continued to focus on improving health outcomes through consulting. He works with medical groups, health plans, actuarial firms and startup companies to meet the health care quadruple aim.

In his free time, he enjoys jazz music, the outdoors, yoga, and traveling with his wife, Jacqueline.