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Keith Frey

Keith Frey
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Recently retired from a full-time career as a physician and executive, Keith now invests much of his time as a healthcare consultant and leadership developer. He has forty years of experience as a primary care physician, educator, mentor/coach, and executive. His career included major leadership roles at Duke University, Providence Health, Mayo Clinic, and most recently Dignity Health. Keith is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute (BS in Biology), the Medical College of Virginia (MD) and Duke University (MBA). Keith has been actively involved in discipleship, church and ministry leadership roles, including marriage ministry in Slovakia, Christian Medical Dental Association global medical education and as a board member for the Forum of Christian Leaders. Keith has served for three terms on the Scottsdale Bible Church Elder Board. Keith and his wife Melanie were married in 1975 and have one child. Dr. Frey is currently the Chief Physician Executive for Dignity Health in Arizona and has held this position since 2013. His responsibilities include driving clinical excellence, superior patient experiences, academic integration and physician leadership development. He served as the President, Dignity Health Medical Group, a 200+ clinician, academic multispecialty medical group in Phoenix, from 2014 to 2018. He serves in board leadership roles for the Arizona Care Network, Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance, and Mercy Care. A former Professor and Chair of Family Medicine at Mayo Clinic Arizona, he is now a Clinical Professor, College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University. Dr. Frey holds a BS in Biology from the Virginia Military Institute, an MD degree from the Medical College of Virginia, and an MBA from Duke University. He is board-certified in both Family Medicine and Clinical Informatics. Additionally, Dr. Frey is Hogan Personality Assessment certified and is an Independent Certified Coach, Teacher, Trainer and Speaker with The John Maxwell Team. On a personal note, he enjoys international travel, golf, spending time with family and participating in church activities.