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J. Edward Hartle, MD

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Geisinger

J. Edward Hartle, MD, is executive vice president and chief medical officer at Geisinger.

Dr. Hartle has held several leadership roles since joining Geisinger in 1995. Along with serving as chair of the Medicine Institute, he has been director of the Nephrology Department and medical director of transplantation and the nephrolithiasis clinic. He is also an Air Force veteran and highly regarded clinician who has held numerous leadership positions in the field of nephrology.

A graduate of the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in the Bronx, Dr. Hartle completed his internship and residency at Lackland Air Force Base and a fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.

At Geisinger, Dr. Hartle has been at the vanguard of innovations including the development of 65 Forward, a program that offers the Medicare-age population affordable, high-quality care, paired with opportunities for fitness and socialization. He also led a primary care redesign that provides patients with longer appointments, resulting in the improved capture and management of health conditions. And he has promoted efficient, effective team-based care models that encourage collaborations among primary care providers and specialists, across institutes and disciplines.

Dr. Hartle is a member of the Renal Physician Association, the American Society of Nephrology and the American College of Physicians.

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