Based in Atlanta, Greg Vaughn brings more than 25 years of experience to Spencer Stuart’s Healthcare Practice. He focuses on the healthcare services and medical technology sectors with specific expertise in physician executives. Greg’s extensive experience includes leadership positions in executive & general management, sales, marketing, management consulting and business development.

Wide-ranging healthcare and executive management experience

  • Before joining Spencer Stuart, Greg was CEO of the U.S. subsidiary of Bauerfeind, a medical device and sports products company based in Germany. In this role, he led the transformation of the U.S. business to a consumer-centric sales and marketing enterprise and launched a new sports products line.
  • Prior to this work, Greg spent nine years at Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions. He led two “start-up” entities, including FDA clearances and the launch of two spinal products.
  • Before his medical device management roles, Greg was the vice president at NDCHealth (now RelayHealth of McKesson), where he led the company’s pharmacy services business unit. He also worked as an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company, where he focused on talent, organization and healthcare.
  • Prior to transitioning to management consulting, Greg practiced medicine in both academic and private clinic settings as a board certified ophthalmologist and ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgeon.

Greg earned a bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in history from Emory University and an M.D. from Harvard Medical School. Greg’s active civic engagement includes membership on the Emory University Board of Trustees, the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta Board of Directors and the Carter Center Board of Trustees.

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