Russell Kohl, MD, FAAFP
Disclosures: Ownership Interest-2.0 Healthcare, LLC-Co-Owner|Board member-Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Kansas City-Board Member

Russell Kohl, MD, FAAFP is chief medical officer at TMF Health Quality Institute, the Medicare Quality Improvement Network Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) responsible for health care quality improvement in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas and Puerto Rico. In his role, Dr. Kohl works across the organization to lead its Innovation and Analytics Team, and serves as a subject matter expert on two of TMF’s federally-contracted tasks to assist physicians with the Medicare Quality Payment Program and the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Initiative.


He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, where he also completed his residency and remains on the adjunct faculty with their Rural Residency Training Program. He is a family physician who strives to identify what is truly important to and for patients, identifying how to measure those things and improve them in collaboration with health professionals from solo primary care offices to academic health care systems.


In addition, Dr. Kohl is a lieutenant colonel and senior flight surgeon in the Missouri Air National Guard, having served in both Iraq and Afghanistan.