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Gregory Esper, MD, MBA

Professor, Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs
Department of Neurology

Associate Chief Medical Officer
Emory Healthcare

Vice President, Lean Promotion
Emory Healthcare

Biography

Gregory J. Esper, MD, MBA, is currently Professor & Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs for the Department of Neurology. He is the Vice President of Lean Promotion and the Associate Chief Medical Officer of Emory Healthcare, and leads Emory’s systemwide telehealth initiatives. He earned his medical degree at Vanderbilt University, completed neurology residency at Washington University St. Louis, and finished clinical neurophysiology fellowship and a clinical research fellowship in Electrical Impedance Myography at Harvard University's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He earned his MBA from Emory’s Goizueta Business School in 2009, and is Affiliate Professor of Business at Goizueta. Clinically, Dr. Esper sees patients with general neurology conditions, including but not limited to headache, neuromuscular diseases, neuroinflammatory diseases, and the like. Dr. Esper serves the American Academy of Neurology as the Chair of the Health Services Research subcommittee, and he chaired the AAN’s Navigating Health Reform Task Force for the AAN in 2012. He publishes and lectures nationally on such topics as electronic health record implementation, medical economics, and health care reform, and internationally on health care leadership and talent management.

ACADEMIC PROFILE
Training
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
1999

INTERNSHIP
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO
2000

RESIDENCY
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO
2003

FELLOWSHIP
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2004
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2005

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Neurology