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2013 Innovative Individual - Kevin Pho, MD

Kevin Pho, MD

2013 Healthcare Internet Hall of Fame Innovative Individual Inductee

Dr. Kevin Pho, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician and founder of KevinMD.com, which Forbes called a “must-read health blog.” Klout named him the Web’s top social media influencer in healthcare and medicine, and CNN named @KevinMD one of its five recommended Twitter health feeds.

He is also co-author of the book, “Establishing, Managing, and Protecting Your Online Reputation: A Social Media Guide for Physicians and Medical Practices.”

Transforming his social media presence into a mainstream media voice, he has been interviewed on the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, and his commentary regularly appears in USA Today, where he is a member of their editorial Board of Contributors, as well as CNN and the New York Times. His opinion pieces highlight the challenges real-world doctors face, ranging from the primary care shortage to the epidemic of physician burnout.

His dual perspectives as a practicing physician and a healthcare social media leader contribute to his unique social media journey. He shares his story in keynotes nationwide, with audiences that include the PRSA Health Academy, Healthcare Internet Conference, Massachusetts Medical Society, American Academy of Otolaryngology, Texas Medical Association, the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, PAINWeek, and New England Journal of Medicine.

Dr. Pho practices primary care in Nashua, NH.  He received his medical degree and completed residency at Boston University School of Medicine, and is a member of the New Hampshire Union Leader’s 2010 class of New Hampshire’s 40 Under Forty.