Dr. Anthony Tedeschi
Meet Medtel’s Chief Medical Officer
A senior-level physician executive with more than 25 years of operational and clinical healthcare experience, Anthony “Tony” Tedeschi retired in January, 2020 as CEO of Tenet Healthcare’s Detroit Market. Dr. Tedeschi’s background includes starting a clinical practice in a rural community, serving as interim co-CEO and hospital president for a large suburban integrated-delivery system, serving as interim COO of Chicago’s Cook County Health & Hospitals System, and leading organizational performance improvement as the COO and CMO of two urban, safety-net hospitals. He is an expert in orchestrating turnarounds, having led six financial/quality/strategic turnarounds in complex environments that were operational immersions and resulted in marked financial and cultural improvement that brought stability to each healthcare organization.
Board-certified in family medicine, Dr. Tedeschi holds a medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and master’s degrees in business administration from Northwestern University and public health from the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Tedeschi graduated with a BA from Knox College. While in Chicago, Dr. Tedeschi served as a clinical instructor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Dr. Tedeschi has been recognized with such awards as Modern Healthcare’s 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives, the American College of Healthcare Executives Chicago Metro Leadership Award, and Detroit Community Health Connection Thomas Van Coverden Leadership Award.