Dr. Flinn is a Regional Medical Director at Blue Shield of California where he focuses on improving the value of care delivered to Blue Shield members. Previously, Dr. Flinn was the Chief Medical Officer at Arch Health Partners, an award winning medical group in San Diego. Prior to joining Arch, he served 22 years in the US Navy including two tours with the Navy SEALs, a tour as Medical Director for primary care at Naval Hospital San Diego, and a tour as Force Surgeon for Naval Surface Forces in charge of the health care for all Navy ships worldwide. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Dr. Flinn is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice and the American College of Physician Executives, becoming a Certified Physician Executive in 2013. He is board certified in Family Practice with a CAQ in Sports Medicine.