President & Chairman of the Board, HealthTexas Provider Network
David Winter, Jr, MD, MSc, MACP, is the President and Chairman of the Board of HealthTexas Provider Network (HTPN), a 1000+ physician organization in partnership with Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas. Dr. Winter provides oversight to all HTPN clinical operations and ensures the continued development of disease management protocols and quality initiatives. Dr. Winter also provides direction and support to HTPN senior leadership and the HTPN medical directors, collaborating with medical and clinical leadership for prioritization of clinical care redesign, clinical integration and physician integration strategies. In addition, Dr. Winter serves as a champion for managing illness, coordinating care and optimizing the health and wellness of our patient population.
Dr. Winter also leads Signature Medicine, an innovative approach to practicing medicine designed around patients subscribing to enhanced health care services focused on personalized service and individualized attention. As a physician practicing concierge medicine, Dr. Winter is able to offer his patients enhanced one-on-one communication, total access, and a commitment to providing safe, quality, and compassionate health care.
Dr. Winter graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and is board certified in internal medicine. He has been affiliated with Baylor Health Care System, now part of Baylor Scott & White Health, since the mid-1970s when he completed his internship and residency at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. He has also been elected to Mastership in the American College of Physicians. Dr. Winter was an original founder and president of MedProvider, a premier group of internal medicine specialists, and in 1994, he led the group into its merger with other physician groups, including the system that formed HTPN. Thereafter, he co-founded the Quality Improvement Committee and served as its chairman for the first eight years.
Dr. Winter earned a Master of Science in Medical Management from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2000. As Chairman of the Board of HTPN, he was honored, along with the organization, as a recipient of the 2008 Top Leadership Team in Healthcare Award for medical group practices, the 2016 Health Ethics Trust award, and numerous awards from the American Medical Group Association.