Greg Vaughn is a trusted, highly regarded physician leader with over 30 years’ experience in healthcare. Greg provides valuable leadership and career advice to CEOs, C-level executives, and board directors. Greg connects executives and organizations that are deeply committed to transforming healthcare through leadership. Building on foundational experiences across healthcare sectors, Greg brings to his clients and candidates deep knowledge of exceptional talent and tailored approaches to leadership advisory challenges and governance matters. Greg is known for partnering with clients to ensure their organizations exemplify equitable and inclusive environments and attract and embrace diverse, performance-driven leadership teams and boards.

Experienced physician executive and leadership advisor in healthcare

  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Greg was CEO of Bauerfeind USA, an orthopedic and sports medicine products company that is a subsidiary of Bauerfeind AG. He led the transformation of the U.S. business to a consumer-centric sales and marketing enterprise.
  • Greg spent several years at Medtronic, a global leader in healthcare technology solutions and services. He led two startup entities, securing FDA clearances and launching two products.
  • Greg also served as vice president at NDCHealth (now RelayHealth Pharmacy Solutions of McKesson).
  • Prior to entering the health technology sector, Greg was as an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company, serving clients on talent, organization, strategy and operations projects.
  • Greg began his professional career practicing in both academic and private clinic settings as a board-certified oculofacial surgeon.

Greg earned a B.A., summa cum laude, in history from Emory University and a M.D. from Harvard Medical School. Greg’s active civic engagement includes serving on the Emory University Board of Trustees, The Carter Center Board of Trustees, Achieve Atlanta Board of Directors and Carolina Crown, Inc. Board of Directors.

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