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Scott Flinn, MD

Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California

Dr. Flinn is a Regional Medical Director at Blue Shield of California where he focuses on improving the value of care delivered to Blue Shield members. Amongst other responsibilities, he serves on the BSC Medical Policy Committee, Delegation Oversight Committee, and the National Hypertension Control Roundtable sponsored by the CDC.

Previously, Dr. Flinn was the Chief Medical Officer at Arch Health Partners, an award-winning medical group in San Diego. Prior to joining Arch, he served 22 years in the US Navy including two tours with the Navy SEALs, and a tour as Force Surgeon for Naval Surface Forces where he oversaw the health care on all Navy ships worldwide. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Dr. Flinn is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice and the American College of Physician Executives, becoming a Certified Physician Executive in 2013. He is board certified in Family Practice with a CAQ in Sports Medicine.