Robert Vigersky, MD
Medtronic, Washington, D.C.; Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland
Robert A. Vigersky, M.D. is the Chief Medical Officer of Medtronic Diabetes and Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine, did his Internal Medicine training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and completed his Endocrinology Fellowship at the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Vigersky served as Endocrine Society President from 2009-2010 and received the Diabetes Technology Society’s Leadership Award in 2011. He has published over 370 scholarly papers and abstracts focusing on the use of technology to improve outcomes of patients with diabetes.
Dr. Vigersky has had a distinguished career in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. He held the rank of Colonel before retiring in 2015 having served in Iraq, Korea, and Germany. He founded the award-winning Diabetes Institute of the Walter Reed Health Care System. Dr. Vigersky received numerous military awards including the Legion of Merit.