Sami A. Bég
-North Carolina-
United States

Dr. Bég is a physician executive with a diverse set of experiences in the healthcare industry. Trained in Preventive Medicine, Dr. Bég has been intricately involved in population health, leading product strategy and product development in the wellness and disease management industries. Most recently Dr. Bég served as the first full-time Medical Director at Life Time Fitness, a $1.8B market cap company that operates more than a hundred multi-use sports and athletic, professional fitness, family recreation and spa centers in a resort-like environment. At Life Time Fitness Dr. Bég lead the development of their employer based population health strategy, myHealthCheck, and was involved in the expansion of onsite health clinics.

Prior to that, Dr. Bég served as the Medical Director of U.S. Preventive Medicine where he was recruited to help develop and launch a new web based prevention and wellness product for employers and individuals in 2007. Dr. Bég was among the first few employees at the start-up and joined as the first full time physician at the company. He was instrumental in designing the clinical and other protocols for the launch of a first-of-its kind online wellness product in late 2008 and in its accreditation from NCQA and URAC. Among other things, Dr. Bég helped develop two award winning mobile Apps and was involved in the conceptualization of a direct to consumer product line that was sold to the public at Sam’s Clubs in the U.S.

Dr. Bég is passionate about making the world a healthier and sustainable place for future generations, through lifestyle medicine, preventive medicine, population health, information technology, and the power of human and social capital.  Currently he is busy with a start-up.