LouAnne Giangreco

Improving the health and well-being of our communities with compassionate, patient-centered care.


Television Interviews & Appearances

Dr. Giangreco is a board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician whose goal is to improve the health and well-being of our communities with compassionate, patient-centered care.  She has cared for patients in Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine and Occupational Medicine.  In addition, she is well-versed in the business side of medicine through her work in hospitals, outpatient clinics and the insurance industry.  She has seen some of the best and worst in the system.  With her knowledge of both clinical medicine and the business of health care, she would like to empower people to navigate their own health care as they optimize personal health.

Please inquire for examples and availability for appearances and interviews.




Professional Experience

VP and CMO of Health care Improvement
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Feb 2018 to present

Chief Medical Officer
Five Star Medical
Nov 2012 to Dec 2017

Assistant Medical Director
Cayuga Emergency Physicians
Mar 2010 to Jan 2013

Chief Quality Officer
Auburn Memorial Hospital
Apr 2009 to Dec 2011

Emergency Department Physician
United Medical Associates
Dec 2006 to Apr 2009

Emergency Department Physician
Community General Hospital
Aug 2005 to Nov 2006



Resident in Emergency Medicine
Upstate Medical University
2002 to 2005

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
Albany Medical School
1998 to 2002

B.S. Biological Sciences with a Concentration in Neurobiology and Behavior and Certification in Gerontology
Cornell University
1994 to 1998


Community Service

Fifth District of the Medical Society of the State of New York
Serves on the Executive Team and Representative to the State House of Delegates
2018 to Present

Onondaga County Medical Society
Board of Directors
2017 to Present

Ithaca Rescue Mission
Advisory Board
2017 to 2018

New York State Antimicrobial Resistance Task Force
Representative of Northeast Regional Urgent Care Association
2016 to Present

Cayuga Addiction Recovery Service
Board of Directors
2013 to 2016

Rotary Club of Ithaca, New York
2014 to Present

Tompkins County Medical Society
Board of Directors, President (2017-2018)
2014 to Present



Lectures and Faculty



“Providing a Clinician Feedback on Overuse from a Health Plan Perspective”
Choosing Wisely Learning Network
Click to watch webinar


“Dealing with the Demands of Antibiotic Stewardship in the Urgent Care Setting” & “Leveraging Quality to Improve Payer Negotiations”
Northeast Regional Urgent Care Association
Urgent Care Conference, Albany, NY


“Bacterial Infections in the Outpatient Setting: Avoiding Hospital Admissions with Appropriate Antibiotic Prescribing”
Academy for Continued Health care Learning in Partnership with the Urgent Care Association of America
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“Distinguishing Your Urgent Care Center with a Quality Program” & “Building a Positive Team Culture”
Urgent Care Association of America
Urgent Care Regional Conference, Philadelphia, PA

“Virtual Telemedicine Providers Discuss Process and Procedures to Eliminate Variations in Tele-medical Care”
Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law
Spring Summit 2016, Washington, DC


“Operationalizing Your Mission: Strategies for Translating Values and Vision to Frontline Staff in the Urgent Care Setting”
Urgent Care Association of America
National Urgent Care Conference, Chicago, IL