Dr. Duane Buringrud - Chief Medical Quality Officer
Duane M. Buringrud, MD, has been the Chief Medical Quality Officer for Palomar Health since 2005. He is a Board Certified physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology who has lived in Escondido, California since 1978 and continues in active private practice.
He is a member of the American College of Physician Executives and works closely with the Executive Management Team to constantly improve the clinical practice and patient care within the Health District. As a former Chief of the Medical Staff and past Chairman of Medical Staff committees, he engages with the physicians and staff of Palomar Medical Center and Pomerado Hospital to constantly improve and maintain the quality of care at Palomar Health.
Dr. Buringrud received a B.S. Pharmacy at North Dakota State University, his Medical Degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine, and served in the US Navy Medical Corps where he received his specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is married, with four children and four grandchildren.
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