Robert L. Quigley, M.D., D.Phil, Professor of Surgery, Regional Medical Director and Vice President of Medical Assistance, Americas Region, is responsible for leading the delivery of high quality medical assistance, healthcare management and medical transportation services.
Prior to joining International SOS, Dr. Quigley was a Board re-certified cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon who directed two open heart programs within the Jefferson Health System in Philadelphia where he was a Professor of Surgery at Jefferson Medical College. He is also Board re-certified in general surgery and critical care.
Dr. Quigley has authored more than 125 clinical and basic science articles in peer-reviewed journals and has been an invited guest lecturer globally throughout his career. After 25 years in the clinical arena where he pioneered multiple surgical procedures/techniques, he worked as a healthcare consultant, Key Opinion Leader (KOL), offering medical expertise in the medical device and infectious disease spaces. Dr. Quigley is a subject matter expert in aeromedical transportation, international healthcare, duty of care, and crisis management.
Dr. Quigley received his Medical Degree, with distinction, from the University of Toronto, his post graduate training at Duke University Medical Center and completed a Doctorate in Philosophy (D.Phil) in immunology at the University of Oxford. He is fluent in French and English. Dr. Quigley’s opinions on issues pertaining to international events have been featured in the New York Times, USA Today, Huffington Post, International Travel Insurance Journal, Business Traveler, Mobility Magazine and has been featured on Al-Jazeera TV and NBC Today Show.