TailorCare Announces a Distinguished Clinical Advisory Board to Advance Person-Centered Musculoskeletal Care

Jun 5, 2024 | Press Release

Nashville, Tenn., June 5, 2024—TailorCare, a leading specialty value-based care organization, is proud to announce the formation of its Clinical Advisory Board (CAB). The CAB includes distinguished experts in orthopedics, physical therapy, geriatrics and patient-centered care. This esteemed board will play a pivotal role in guiding TailorCare’s strategic initiatives and ensuring the delivery of innovative and effective healthcare solutions to patients living with joint, back, and muscle conditions.

The members of TailorCare’s Clinical Advisory Board bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the table, each possessing a deep understanding of the complexities of modern healthcare and a commitment to advancing patient outcomes. The board includes:

Chad Cook, PT, PhD: Dr. Cook is a licensed physical therapist with 34 years of clinical experience.  He is a professor at Duke University, where his primary appointment is in the Department of Orthopaedics, with secondary appointments in the Department of Population Health Sciences and the Duke Clinical Research Institute. As a clinical health services and mechanisms researcher, he has been part of $11 million in NIH, DoD, and foundation funding (over $3 million as a principal investigator). He is a prolific researcher with over 375 publications.

Thomas Gill, MD: Dr. Gill, a board-certified geriatrician, is a professor of medicine, epidemiology, and investigative medicine and the Humana Foundation professor of geriatric medicine at Yale University. During the past 30 years, Dr. Gill has done groundbreaking research on the epidemiology and prevention of functional decline and disability. He is the author of more than 400 published reports and the recipient of numerous prestigious honors, including a MERIT Award, Midcareer Investigator Award, and Leadership Award from the National Institute on Aging, the Ewald Busse Research Award in the Biomedical Sciences from the World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, the Joseph T. Freeman Award from the Gerontological Society of America, the Irving Wright Award of Distinction from the American Federation for Aging Research, and election to the American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and Association of American Physicians (AAP). 

Linda Suleiman, MD: Dr. Suleiman is an associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Medical Education at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She specializes in hip and knee replacement and reconstruction and is the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She has received many awards, including the Marco Ellis Legacy Award for Diversity Initiatives and the Brian Hartigan, MD Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching and patient care. Dr. Suleiman currently serves on the AAHKS Board as the Women in Arthroplasty Chair and is in the presidential line for the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society.

Philip Louie, MD: Dr. Louie is a spine surgeon at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, where he is the medical director of research and academics for the Center of Neurosciences and Spine. He is also the co-founder of STREAMD, an AI-powered physician chatbot clinically proven to engage patients and improve outcomes after surgery. He serves on the Clinical Science Advisory Commission for the AO Foundation. He has authored over 140 peer-reviewed publications and numerous abstracts and regularly presents research at national and international conferences.

Ben Schwartz, MD: Dr. Schwartz is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with over 15 years of experience.  He is the vice chair of the AAHKS Practice Management Committee and helps advance knowledge of musculoskeletal conditions. He is also an AAOS Practice Management Instructional Course Committee member and an editorial board member for the Journal of Arthroplasty. Dr. Schwartz has extensive experience in value-based care and is a top performer in the CMS BPCI-A program. He has received Clinical Care and Professionalism awards and was named a Castle Connolly “Top Doctor” in 2022 and 2023. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Schwartz maintains a strong presence in healthcare technology and innovation as an advisor and investor to early-stage digital health companies.

“We are honored to welcome such a renowned group of experts to TailorCare’s Clinical Advisory Board,” said Rachel Winokur, TailorCare CEO. “Their collective expertise will be instrumental in guiding our efforts to revolutionize patient-centered care and empower individuals to achieve their health and wellness goals.”

The formation of TailorCare’s Clinical Advisory Board underscores the company’s commitment to delivering innovative and personalized musculoskeletal solutions that prioritize each patient’s needs and preferences. With the guidance of these esteemed experts, TailorCare is poised to transform the future of healthcare.

For more information about TailorCare and its personalized healthcare solutions, please visit TailorCare.com.

About TailorCare

TailorCare is a specialty value-based care solution that takes a deeply personal, data-driven approach to improving patient outcomes for joint, back, and muscle conditions. By carefully assessing patients’ symptoms, health history, preferences and goals with predictive data and the latest evidence-based guidelines, we help patients choose—and navigate—the most effective treatment pathway for them every step of the way. Learn more: www.tailorcare.com and @TailorCare