[imageframe lightbox=”no” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”dropshadow” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”left” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][/imageframe]Dr. Samir Qamar serves as Founder, President, and Chairman of tech startup MedWand Digital Health, after inventing a revolutionary telemedicine device that allows providers to remotely perform physical examinations via secure Internet connections. MedWand was cited by Frost & Sullivan as one of 2015’s top 10 healthcare disrupters and selected as the 2015 Health 2.0 Launch! winner. Dr. Qamar is also Founder and CEO of MedLion, the nation’s largest Direct Primary Care (DPC) network, which provides cost-effective primary care medical benefits for employers in 26 states. Dr. Qamar is one of the original pioneers of the DPC industry, a new healthcare model supported by the Affordable Care Act.
Prior to MedWand and MedLion, Dr. Qamar operated one of the nation’s most successful concierge practices in Monterey, California, where he also served as the Pebble Beach Resorts’ House Doctor. Dr. Qamar completed his medical training at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, one of the top primary care programs in the country. His visions on the future of primary care and telemedicine have been highlighted in The Wall Street Journal, Fox Business News, Forbes, and Time. He speaks five languages, has studied health care systems worldwide, and currently resides in Nevada.