50 Most Influential Physician Executives – 2017
Dr. Lynn Massingale is executive chairman of physician-staffing and services giant TeamHealth. Since co-founding the company that would eventually morph into TeamHealth in 1979, he served as the chairman and CEO until 2008 when he assumed his current role. The company's success is rooted in Massingale's commitment to exceptional patient care provided by top clinicians, strong ethical business practices and an unwavering focus on innovative client service. Former leadership roles include serving as chairman of the Emergency Department Practice Management Association, medical director of Emergency Medical Services Division for the state of Tennessee and chairman of the Emergency Medical Services Committee for the Knoxville (Tenn.) Academy of Medicine.