Chris Port, MD, FACEP
Chief Medical Officer – Emergency Care Specialist
Dr. Chris Port is a Board Certified Emergency Physician and currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer within Emergency Care Specialists, a large physician-owned democratic Emergency Medicine group staffing 15 hospitals within the Midwest. Dr. Port has held various leadership roles in healthcare and currently sits on the board of a large integrated health system and serves on the quality committee board. Dr. Port believes in utilizing data to give individualized feedback and drive meaningful change. He believes in identifying best practices and standardizing pathways to improve patient outcomes. He understands how to navigate a complex, highly matrixed system and lead improvement initiatives. He has found success working in a small community hospital, large urban hospitals, and a democratic physician group. Currently, Dr. Port focuses his time on developing internal quality programs and leading emergency medicine providers in the transition to value-based care.