Brian McDonough, MD, FAAFP is Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine and Chairman of The Family Medicine Department at St. Francis Hospital where he also serves as Dr. McDonough is Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO).
Among his many honors, Dr. McDonough has been awarded the 2006 DAFP Family Physician of the Year and the Blockley-Osler Award winner for his role in medical student and resident education at both Temple and St. Francis. He has been given awards of recognition by The American Medical Association, The American Cancer Society, and The American Heart Association for his work as a physician. He has an honorary degree from his alma mater, LaSalle University and is a Fellow of The American Academy of Family Physicians and The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
In addition to serving as Host of Primary Care Today on ReachMD, Dr. McDonough's medical features are syndicated on over 500 radio stations throughout the United States including the flagship of the network, 1010 WINS in New York City.
Dr. Brian McDonough got his broadcasting start at KYW Newsradio in Philadelphia and since 1988 he has been that city's medical voice. He is the recipient of four Emmy Awards which he earned over a twenty year career with Fox television. Known by many across the country as a medical commentator on The Weekend Today Show on NBC, Dr. McDonough was inducted into The Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in 2013.
Dr. McDonough is on The Medical Advisory Board for Omnia Education, Inc. and in that capacity helps in the process of continuing medical education for physicians and nurses nationwide. He is in demand as a medical speaker and wellness consultant for numerous fortune 500 companies. Dr. McDonough serves on the Medical Advisory Board of Clinical Innovation and Technology Magazine and is a leading thought provider in the crucial area of Meaningful Use. Dr. Brian McDonough is a strong believer that the medical information that he provides be used as a resource to aid in the path to good health, but he insists that all ideas and questions be discussed with a personal physician before putting them into place. He maintains an active practice.