Each week, we feature a physician executive. This week's featured physician executive is George Linney, Jr., MD, FACPE. George E. Linney, Jr., M.D., heads Tyler & Company’s office in Charlotte, North Carolina, as well as leads the firm’s Physician Executive Search Practice. He joined the firm in 1995.
Before joining Tyler & Company, Dr. Linney spent seven years as an independent consultant with clients that included group practices, hospitals and managed care entities. During that time, he also served at MetLife in Florida as a consulting medical director. He began his career at the Nalle Clinic, a large multispecialty group in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he practiced pediatrics for 11 years. Following his tenure at Nalle Clinic, he served as medical director of a staff-model HMO for CIGNA Health Plan of Orlando.
Dr. Linney is a Certified Physician Executive (CPE), a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics, past president of the American College of Physician Executives (and a Fellow of ACPE), and currently serves as an ACPE faculty member. Dr. Linney is a well-known speaker and writer on transitioning from clinical practice to management.
* Linney, George E. Physician Executives: What, Why, How. American College of Physician Executives, 2000.
Residency, Pediatrics University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Medical Degree Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
Bachelor of Science Furman University, Greenville, SC