Donald Stangler, MD

Physician, Concierge Medical Services
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Don Stangler PicDonald Stangler, MD, is a board-certified physician who brings his patients more than 25 years of experience practicing Internal Medicine in the United States and Europe as well as a unique understanding of health-care practices.

Dr. Stangler’s internal-medicine practice in Fairfield County serves the needs of individual patients and provides corporate-physician consulting services. In that capacity, he provided consulting services to IBM and served as Director of the Stamford Corporate Health Services, an affiliate of Stamford Hospital that provided dedicated corporate and occupational healthcare client needs.

Educated and trained in the United States, Dr. Stangler spent 10 years at the American Hospital of Paris, where he developed a successful hospital-based internal medicine practice and served as director of their Emergency Department. His patient base at that time included American and French patients as well as business and government leaders from Europe, the Middle East and Africa. During that period, Dr. Stangler also served as the liaison between the American Hospital of Paris and New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Since his return to the United States, Dr. Stangler also has worked with a large, national managed-care company as a Senior Medical Director overseeing Quality Care, Disease Management and Utilization Management departments as well as ownership of a best practices program, which he developed to embrace performance improvement and encourage quality practice from network providers.

Tapping into his full range of personal practice, institutional service, and international service, Dr. Stangler is the founder and principal partner of Secure HealthMD, an on-demand concierge designed to serve the health-care needs of people whose individualized attention and treatment needs for medical counsel do not fit conveniently into once-a-year-checkup program.

In addition to providing 24/7 service, Secure HealthMD also provides access to a global network of board-certified internal-medicine physicians as well as access to senior medical and surgical specialists across the country. And, through an affiliation with MedJet Assist, Secure HealthMD provides domestic and international emergency air-evacuation to a hospital of the patients choice in the event that need for specialized care occurs farther than 150 miles from your home.

Dr Stangler is a graduate of Hamilton College and Albany Medical College. He completed his Internal Medicine residency and two years of subspecialty training at Boston City Hospital and was a member of the Boston City Hospital faculty as Director of their Ambulatory Out-Patient Clinic.

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