Dr. Gary Proctor is the Beacon Health Options National Medical Director for Provider Partnerships and is also Chief Medical Officer for the ValueOptions Federal Services Division of Beacon. Dr. Proctor serves as the corporate physician executive overseeing and providing direction for the behavioral health care management for approximately 3.3 million TRICARE beneficiaries in the southeastern United States. He also provides corporate physician oversight of the Provider Partnership Program.
Previously, Dr. Proctor was in full-time private practice and held several director-level positions in hospital, partial hospital, and home health settings. He is a life member of the American Medical Association, as well as an active member of the American Psychiatric Association. He also became a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) by the National Association of Healthcare Quality in 2001.
Dr. Proctor received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and psychology from the University of Illinois and his Doctorate of Medicine degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in psychiatry and forensic psychiatry.