Board certified in Family Medicine, Dr. Samir Qamar is an international expert in the fields of membership practices, VIP medicine, and Direct Primary Care. His pioneering work in creating MedLion, one of the first Direct Primary Care companies, has been profiled domestically and internationally as the company continues to grow rapidly without outside investors. As CEO, Dr. Qamar has expanded MedLion to practices in 17 states in little over four years. Prior to MedLion, Dr. Qamar began the first concierge medical practice in central California, where for many years he also served as the house doctor for the famed Pebble Beach Resorts.
In 2014 Dr. Qamar invented The MedWand, a revolutionary medical device that allows providers to examine patients remotely via secure Internet connections on smartphones and computers. Portable, compact, and affordable, MedWand is taking the telemedicine industry to the next level by enabling providers to remotely obtain real-time vitals, auscultate heart and lungs, look into ears and throats, obtain 3-lead EKGs and pulse oximetry, and much more.
Dr. Qamar completed his medical training at Lancaster General Hospital in Pennsylvania, one of the best family medicine programs in the country. His visions on the future of primary care have been referenced in many respected publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Fox Business News, Forbes, and Time. He speaks six languages, has studied health care systems worldwide, and makes his home in Las Vegas, Nevada, MedLion’s headquarters.
Dr. Qamar is an avid motorsport enthusiast, and can be found on or near a racetrack in his spare time.