by Jasmine Batchelor
April 10, 2019
Medical Director, Well-Being,
Thomas E. Kottke, MD, MSPH, Medical Director for Well-Being at HealthPartners, is also a clinical cardiologist in HealthPartners Medical Group, an epidemiologist, and a health services researcher at the HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dr. Kottke obtained his MD degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine at the Royal Victoria Hospital (McGill University, Montreal) and at North Carolina Memorial Hospital (Chapel Hill).
His primary professional goals are to 1) understand how to help individuals increase well-being, delay the onset of disability, and extend healthy life expectancy by adopting healthy lifestyles; and 2) implement evidence-informed programs that improve the health and well-being of patients, health plan members, and all community members.