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Gary Mitchell Owens, American physician, educator, health facility administrator, health care consultant. Diplomate American Board Family Practice.


Owens, Gary Mitchell was born on July 31, 1949 in Salisbury, Maryland, United States. Son of Avery Donovan and Elizabeth (Mitchell) Owens.


Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1971. Doctor of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, 1975.


Resident in family medicine Wilmington Medical Center, Delaware, 1975—1978, chief resident, 1978, teaching associate department family medicine, 1978—1991. Practice medicine specializing in family practice, 1978—1991. Teaching associate department family medicine St. Francis Hospital, 1978—1991.

Medical director Phoenix Steel Company, 1980—1987, Delaware Valley health maintenance organization, Delaware Plan, 1985—1991. Associate medical director quality assurance, chairman credentials committee Delaware Valley health maintenance organization, 1987—1991. Vice chairman department family practice Medical Center of Delaware, Wilmington, 1990—1991.

Medical director Keystone Health Plan East, Philadelphia, 1991—1994, senior medical director, 1994—1995. Chairman pharmacy and therapeutic committee Independence Blue Cross, 1994—2006, senior medical director, 1995—1996, vice president patient care management, 1996—2003, vice president medical management and policy, 2003—2006. President Gary Owens Associates, since 2007.

Chairman pharmacy and therapeutics committee Towers Perrin Rx Collaborative. Consultant NorAm. Chemical Company, 1984—1991. Staff, council member, chairman reappointment committee Medical Center Delaware, vice chairman department family practice, 1990—1991.

Member interdisciplinary council lifestyle and obesity management, 1997. Board directors Philadelphia Health Management Corporation, 2001—2007.


Member of advisory panel Biotech Medical Management Association, 1997. Member interdisciplinary county on lifestyle and obesity management, 1997. Member, chairman reappointment committee Medical Center Delaware, vice department chairman family practice, 1990-1991.

Fellow American Academy Family Physicians. Member Pennsylvania Academy Family Physicians, American College Physician Executives, Disease Management Society, Alpha Omega Alpha.


Married Loretta Andrews. Children: Aaron David, Scott Christopher, Stefanie Erin, Avery Tyler, Thomas Edward, Danielle Caroline.