We are a physician-founded medical group committed to increasing access to exceptional care.
Each day, countless Americans in acute care settings go without seeing the specialists they need due to a shortage of quality physicians.
Access Physicians is a multispecialty physician group that connects patients, nurses and doctors through telemedicine.
Our clinical programs complement your existing physician workforce to deliver comprehensive care, because providing quality and timely medical treatment improves both clinical and financial outcomes.
We combine scalable clinical programs, elite physicians and the latest telemedicine tools to help health systems systematically improve acute care, so patients and their care teams get the support they need, when they need it, in their own community.
Timely access to a quality physician for every person in need.
Leadership | Tenacity | Accessibility
WHAT WE'VE ACHIEVED
- Founders launch 100% in-person coverage House Doctors and Rural Hospitalist Program.
- Launch first 100% telemedicine-managed ICU in Texas with telepulmonary and critical care.
- Access Physicians founded.
- Launch the first wireless, cart-based telemedicine LTACH program in the U.S.
- Founded multispecialty telemedicine clinic and telehospitalist program.
- Introduce first ACGME accredited telemedicine curriculum in the U.S.
CHRIS GALLAGHER, M.D., FACC | CEO AND CO-FOUNDER
Dr. Chris Gallagher is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. A co-founder of Access Physicians, he has dedicated his career to the leadership and development of efficient, cost-effective and high-quality physician networks. He is a pioneer in the field of post-acute cardiology, serving in multiple leadership roles at both the LTACH and SNF levels where he designs programs focused on raising quality, reducing readmissions and improving access to cardiology.
Dr. Gallagher is also the Chief Medical Officer of CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Sulphur Springs. He trained at UT Southwestern for both his Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology Fellowship, and earned his Doctor of Medicine from Texas Tech University School of Medicine. He is a fellow in the American College of Cardiology, member of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, American Medical Association, Dallas County Medical Society and Texas Medical Association.
EDUARDO VADIA, M.D. | CRO AND CO-FOUNDER
Dr. Eduardo Vadia, a board-certified pulmonary and critical care physician and co-founder of Access Physicians, is committed to merging his comprehensive bedside experience with technology innovation to craft scalable care delivery platforms that integrate healthcare networks, drive clinical outcomes and personalize healthcare for individual patients and their healthcare systems.
In addition to his role at Access Physicians, Dr. Vadia is a part-time faculty physician with UT Southwestern’s Pulmonary & Critical Care Division. Dr. Vadia trained at UT Southwestern for his Internal Medicine Residency, Chief Medical Residency, and Pulmonary-Critical Care Fellowship. He received his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine and his bachelor’s degree from Boston College.
KEVIN HOULIHAN | CHIEF EXPERIENCE OFFICER
Kevin Houlihan specializes in customer experience and product management with a passion for leveraging data and establishing strong, dynamic partnerships to reveal user insights. Using analytics to uncover challenges, inform design and evaluate progress, he partners with stakeholders from the line to the C-suite to craft innovative approaches that increase satisfaction and outcomes.
His past work includes leading client experience and product management at a digital health company that combined sensors, mobile apps and disease management analytics. He has held multiple roles in sales engineering and software product management, and led initiatives to bring systems to new platforms, including taking traditional desktop software to a mobile experience.