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Management Team

Edward McGookin, MD, MHCDS, FAAP, Chief Medical Officer

Edward McGookin, MD, MHCDS, FAAP, is the Chief Medical Officer of Coastal Medical.  Coastal provides care to over 120,000 patients in 20 medical offices across Rhode Island, and is at the forefront of work on healthcare delivery system transformation and payment reform both locally and nationally.  In his CMO role, Dr. McGookin is responsible for the oversight of clinical activities at Coastal Medical. 

Dr. McGookin practiced general pediatrics for more than 15 years at Coastal Waterman Pediatrics before he assumed the CMO role full-time in 2013.  Since that time, he has been involved in the development of population health management initiatives at Coastal.  These include diabetes, COPD and CHF disease management programs as well as the Coastal@Home program for frail elderly patients, an Integrated Behavioral Health and a Musculoskeletal Health program.

Dr. McGookin received his MD from the State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse, NY. He did his residency training in Pediatrics at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, RI.  Dr. McGookin holds an appointment as Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.