Brian Fedoronko, M.D. named Southeast Medical Director of Priority Health

(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.; December 27, 2016) Priority Health, one of Michigan's largest health plans, announced today that Brian Fedoronko, MD, has been named the medical director for southeast Michigan. He will assume his new responsibilities on December 30, 2016 and will work from the organization's Southfield office.

In the newly created position, Fedoronko will oversee the overall clinical vision and direction in southeast Michigan. He will lead initiatives that support the southeast strategy for Priority Health such as collaborating with provider network performance team to drive clinical care management, quality improvement and utilization management initiatives within accountable care and specialty networks.

"Dr. Fedoronko’s extensive training and medical experience is the right combination of skills necessary to lead our clinical initiatives in the region where there is ample opportunity for growth"; said John Fox, MD, senior director of medical affairs for Priority Health. “With his leadership and expertise, we will continue to build on our vision of improving the health and lives of the communities we serve.

Most recently, Fedoronko served as the medical director for Huron Valley Physicians Association, leading and advising the team of medical experts in Washtenaw, Livingston, Lenawee, and Western Wayne counties. He has also had an outpatient practice in Saline, Michigan since 1998.

Fedoronko is a board member for Physicians of Michigan, St. Joseph Mercy Health Partners and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Local Hospital. He earned his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine with a distinction in research. He completed his residency at the University of Michigan within the internal medicine and pediatrics departments. Dr. Fedoronko received his baccalaureate degree from Michigan State University in chemical engineering with honors.

About Priority Health:

Priority Health is an award-winning, Michigan-based non-profit health plan nationally recognized for improving the health and lives of the people it serves. It continues to lead the industry in engaging members in their health, delivering effective health and disease management programs and working with physicians to improve health care outcomes and performance. Priority Health is one of only 20 health plans nationwide offering wellness programs accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, an organization which also rated it among the best health plans in the nation. The State of Michigan named the Priority Health HMO the benchmark plan for all individual and group HMO plans to model.

Priority Health offers a broad portfolio of health benefit options for employer groups and individuals, including Medicare and Medicaid plans. Its network of health care providers features 95 percent of practicing physicians available in Michigan and more than 900,000 health care providers nationwide.