Stephen G. Friedhoff

Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Government Business Division
WellPoint, Inc.

Stephen G. Friedhoff, M.D., Chief Medical Officer

Stephen G. Friedhoff, M.D. is VP and Chief Medical Officer of the Anthem Government Business Division. Prior to his current position, Dr. Friedhoff held a similar role with Amerigroup Corporation prior to Amerigroup’s acquisition by Anthem. He has held several clinical and administrative positions over the course of his career. At Independence Blue Cross/AmeriHealth-New Jersey in Philadelphia, Pa., he assumed progressive responsibility including senior/regional medical director.

He was also medical director with Health Net of the Northeast (formerly Qualmed Health Plans) in Philadelphia, Pa. and clinical faculty and medical director in the Virtua Family Medicine Residency Program, at Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly, N.J. He continued to practice Family Medicine in NJ part time until 2014.

Dr. Friedhoff obtained his undergraduate degree at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., summa cum laude, and his medical degree at the Rutgers–New Jersey Medical School in Newark, N.J. He completed his family medicine residency at Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly, N.J., where he served as chief resident and was the recipient of the New Jersey Resident of the Year Award by the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Friedhoff is a certified health insurance executive through America’s Health Insurance Plans, a diplomat of the American Academy of Family Physicians and board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He holds active medical licenses in New Jersey, Florida, Kansas, Iowa and Louisiana. Dr. Friedhoff has also served on the board of trustees of Samaritan Hospice in Marlton, N.J. and was a recipient of the “Home Care Physician of The Year” award in southern New Jersey.

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