Corey Scurlock MD, MBA

Founder and Chief Executive Officer


Corey Scurlock, MD, MBA, is the Founder and CEO of Equum Medical. Dr. Scurlock is an Intensive Care Specialist with a deep background in acute care telemedicine, starting his first program in 2011. As the CEO and founder of Equum, Dr. Scurlock has grown it from its original singular hospital and service capabilities to over 100 hospitals with a footprint of purpose-built, digitally-enabled clinical services across the hospital acute (inpatient) care continuum and post-acute facilities. Equum Medical today is nationally recognized as a leader in the telehealth services and clinical workforce marketplace with demonstrated results across Multi-Specialty, Tele-Critical Care, Virtual Nursing, Virtual Sitter and Telemetry implementations. As a thought leader in digital health, Dr. Scurlock is a frequent contributor in the Forbes Business Council author series and his insights and vision have been shared through global events such as HIMSS, American Telemedicine Association, National Rural Health Association, and more.


Prior to founding Equum Medical, he served as Medical Director of eHealth at New York Medical College where he introduced multiple acute care telehealth programs with the eICU/Philips program achieving highest ranking in quality in the nation for three years in a row. Scurlock’s program growth extended to new care areas, including tele-sitter, where he was responsible for the implementation and operation of a system generating over 250,000 hours of monitoring. His pioneering work in virtual care helped scale Hicuity Health (Advanced ICU Care) tele-ICU service with multiple monitoring centers and physicians directly reporting to him. Before becoming involved in telemedicine, Dr. Scurlock was active in academic medicine serving as the Director of the CVICU at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan.


Dr. Scurlock graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas A&M with a degree in Chemistry. He completed his Medical School education at the University of Texas and an Anesthesiology Residency at Baylor College of Medicine, in which he was elected Chief Resident followed by a Critical Care Fellowship at Harvard Medical School. In 2010, he completed an MBA from the Johnson Business School at Cornell in Management and Leadership. He is the author of over 70 peer-reviewed publications with articles in the New England Journal of Medicine and Circulation.


Outside of Equum Medical Corey enjoys spending time with his family, kitesurfing, scuba diving and reading military history.


Helping our healthcare system achieve unrealized value by creating equity in health care regardless of geography and driving non-variable standardized care.