Adrian Talbot

Dynamic & Experienced Leader with expertise in strategic planning, healthcare management, medicine,& clinical research.

Advisor Biography

Adrian Talbot, M.D J.D., MRO, is an accomplished Medical Professional, Owner, and Chairman with an extensive background in healthcare management, general surgery, medicine, clinical research, strategic planning, medical education, healthcare information technology, public health, and emergency medicine. 

With over 20 years of experience across government administration, military, and healthcare industries, Adrian is currently the Chief of Medical Services for the Alexandria VA Health Care System. As Chief of Medical Services, he is responsible for clinical oversight of the acute medical unit, urgent care clinic, outpatient speciality care: Cardiology, Pulmonology, Respiratory Therapy, Gastroenterology, and Oncology/Cancer Care, Compensation and Pension Unit, Cancer Care and administrative staff members. He also coordinates clinical and support services to meet the patients served by licensed independent providers. In addition, Adrian is responsible for actively participating in VHA Performance Improvement and Measurement initiatives, oversees, develops and manages both inpatient and outpatient care services across the health care system, and develops and monitors quality improvement measures to ensure compliance with Joint Commission and all other regulatory requirements and standards. 

Concurrent to joining Alexandria VA Health Care System, Adrian is also the Chief of Staff, Clinical Operations for Medex Clinical.  During his time with Medex Clinical, he provides leadership to a dynamic team of dedicated clinical professionals who provide outstanding health care. He is responsible for: -Clinical oversight of the surgical and medical care provided to all patients. - Ensuring compliance with all local, state and federal regulations. -Performance measures assigned to all Services. -Promoting the professional development of all health care professionals relevant to all Services. -Coordinating clinical and support services to meet the needs of the patients served and the clinicians providing care. -Developing and promoting the professional development of the health care professionals in relevant activities. -Developing and managing special programs such as Suicide Prevention, Substance Abuse Treatment in the primary care setting, Indigent Veteran Support and other programs. 

Before Medex Clinical, Adrian led as Chairman for the Housing Authority and an Owner of the Medical Care Center. 

Along with his professional career, Adrian has spent time volunteering for the New Orleans Dream Center,  Habitat for Humanity International, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana.  

As an exemplary Leader, Adrian was recognized for the NAVY AND MARINE CORPS COMMENDATION MEDAL SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, Louisiana Health Care Hero, and the Congressional Nomination: U.S. Naval Academy (SECNAV).  Adrian graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BS) from Fordham University and a Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the Uniformed Services University (USU). He also received a Juris Doctor (JD) from the Loyola University School of Law.


2015 - Present

Chief of Medical Services - Alexandria VA Health Care System

2015 - Present

Associate Chief of Staff GEC - Alexandria VA Health Care System

2012 - Present


Advisor Skills


Healthcare Management





Healthcare Information Technology

Advisor Industries

Healthcare & Nursing

Government Research