Richard P. DuttonChief, Director | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Richard P. Dutton, M.D., M.B.A., is Chief Quality Officer for USAP. In this role, Dr. Dutton leads the committee responsible for data analysis and performance measurement using the collective data and evaluations of all USAP practices to improve patient safety and clinical outcomes. Dr. Dutton is a widely recognized leader in anesthesia quality management. Since 2009, he has served in clinical leadership positions with the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), including Chief Quality Officer and Medical Director of the Anesthesia Quality Institute (AQI). Prior to USAP, he served as Chief Quality Officer for ASA and as the founding Executive Director of AQ.
Dr. Dutton completed his undergrad at Harvard University; his medical training at Tufts University School of Medicine and earned an MBA from the University of Maryland. He completed his residency in anesthesiology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and served as an attending anesthesiologist at the National Naval Medical Center while on active duty in the United States Navy.