“When attempting to do the impossible, pick good people, prepare as best you can, and then be willing to adapt to unforeseen change. Dare to see the world through a different lens to live your best life.”

— John Shufeldt, MD

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John Shufeldt, MD is a physician entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience. He pioneered businesses in the urgent care and telemedicine spaces that revolutionized the way people receive their care. He is a practicing physician, author, speaker, and healthcare consultant to tribal hospitals around the nation on lean practices and efficiency.

His speaking experience includes a TEDx talk, TV co-host roles and interviews, graduation keynote addresses, conference breakouts and panels, university course faculty roles, podcasts, and more. His warm, charming and humorous delivery as well as his rare expertise in healthcare management make him a sought after and engaging speaker.

Common Speaking Topics:

  • Physician Leadership
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Physician Entrepreneurism (Startup to Exit)
  • How Not to Get Sued and What to Do If You Do
  • Leading Metric-Driven Organizations
  • Efficiency and Organizational Behavior
  • HIPPA for Healthcare Professionals
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • AI Business Integration



What Sets John Apart

John’s multifaceted experience as a physician, attorney, and entrepreneur gives him rare insight into what makes a physician-driven healthcare business succeed. 

Over the years, John has come to realize that successful businesses don’t just happen. They succeed as a result of strong leadership, learning from failures, and a well-executed business plan. An efficient organization is built on lean practices, proactive teams, a positive work environment and a solid foundation for continued growth.

Whether you are a physician looking to expand your opportunities or a professional healthcare team needing to refine and scale your business, John has the experiences and tools to help take you and your organization to the next level.

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“Entrepreneur Rx gave me the tools I needed to transition from being a practicing physician to now running a telehealth business doing over $1 million a year.”

— Katy F.

Companies John Scaled

Shufeldt Consulting
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shufeldt law firm
Shared Emission
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urgent care integrated network
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Client Testimony

Dr. Shufeldt is a charismatic and dynamic leader who showed great respect for patients, employees and business partners alike. His dedication to the growth of the business was indicated by his seemingly boundless energy and attention to providing the highest quality of care. I would not hesitate to work with him again.

— Christine L.

John is an innovative leader, who is constantly focused on the strategic ipicture, while being very detail oriented. He is very collaborative, and I recommend him highly.

— Michael T.

John has the unique ability to identify a need in the healthcare industry and successfully formulate and execute a solution. In addition to being an excellent physician, John is an entrepreneur- always finding ways to meet the needs of the community. He is a true “Outlier” in every sense of the word.

— Karen T.