A nationally recognized thought leader, speaker, writer, blogger and practicing physician who is considered an expert in the use of social media to educate patients, as well as using new and innovative technology to improve care outcomes and the patient experience.
He has been a physician at MacArthur OB/GYN in Irving, Texas, since 2003 and previously served as chairman of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Baylor Medical Center. Livingston continues to speak, consult and provide leadership strategies to physicians, practice leaders and health IT decision makers throughout the United States, and he has been profiled in USA Today, Wired, Computer World and Physicians Practice, among others, for his innovative combined use of Facebook, Twitter and a secure patient portal to effectively, and efficiently, communicate with patients to better meet their healthcare needs, educate them and improve their experiences with their care providers.
Additionally, Dr. Livingston serves on the medical advisory board for HealthTap, an interactive health 2.0 network that employs and mobile apps connect doctors with patients.
He is on Twitter as @macobgyn and is an active physician blogger.
Specialties: Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, adolescent gynecology, teen pregnancy prevention, infertility, healthcare, health IT, health 2.0, electronic health records, mobile health, social media, technology in healthcare, HIT, patient engagement, public speaking, consulting, blogging, patient care, medical leadership and community building.