Members in the News – USAFP Member Kevin O’Connor, DO Named Physician to the President

USAFP Member Kevin O’Connor, DO Named Physician to the President

The USAFP congratulates Kevin O’Connor, DO, FAAFP on being named Physician to the President by President Joe Biden. Dr. O’Connor served for 22 years in the US Army. He completed his Medical Degree at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1992 and his residency training at The Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, New Jersey.

Dr. O’Connor was named the USAFP Michael J. Scotti, MD Family Physician of the Year in 2015. He began serving as a White House Physician starting in 2006, over several Administrations and in February 2009, was appointed as the physician to then Vice President Biden.  In this capacity, he provided primary care for Vice President Biden and the Second Family.  After his term was completed, Dr. O’Connor retired from the Army and continued to serve as his physician.

Dr. O’Connor was named USAFP Michael J. Scotti, MD Family Physician of the Year in 2015.  He accepted the award during the 2015 USAFP Annual Meeting and Exposition and was congratulated via video by then Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden.  Please click here to watch a short video from then VP Biden that not only congratulates Dr. O’Connor but also gives great credit to the importance of the specialty of family medicine.

Congratulations Dr. O’Connor.