Geoffrey Rutledge

last updated 1/31/2018

Geoffrey W. Rutledge

Chief Medical Officer at HealthTap

270 University Avenue, Palo Alto, California, United States
HQ Phone:
(650) 268-9806

General Information



Chief Marketing Officer, Executive Vice President of Product Development - Epocrates Inc

Chief Information Officer - Wellsphere Inc


McGill medical school

BS - Cell and Molecular Biology , McGill University

Doctorates - Medicine , McGill University


MDAmerican College of Medical Informatics

doctorate - Medical Information Sciences , Stanford University

medical degreeMcGill University


Faculty Member - Harvard University

Member - Adaptive Business Leaders Organization

Faculty Member - Stanford University

Founder - Emergency Medicine Program

Member - IT Resource Group

Recent News

Dr. Geoff Rutledge (Medical Technology Lead)
Geoff is HealthTap's Medical Technology Lead, and the architect of HealthTap's medical Knowledgebase. Prior to joining HealthTap, Geoff served as the Chief Medical Officer and the Executive Vice President of Product Development at ePocrates, the leading mobile/handheld application for physicians, and as the Chief Medical Officer of Wellsphere, where he led the design of the company's health information and search infrastructure (Health Knowledge Engine). Geoff also helped create Healtheon (WebMD), the world's most successful online consumer health site. Additionally, Geoff has served as a director of Emergency Medicine and as a clinical professor of surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center, and as the Chief of Medical Informatics in Emergency Medicine for Harvard University teaching hospital Beth Israel. Geoff holds a Ph.D. in Medical Computing / Medical Information Science from Stanford University, and an M.D. and B.S. from McGill University.

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Engaging Patients with Online Health Apps

"For the first time doctors are really able to see the way other doctors in their specialty, just like them, manage the problems they see commonly," said HealthTap's Dr. Geoff Rutledge in an interview with Melissa McCormack, a Software Advice analyst who reviews medical software and technology.
Learn more about HealthTap and the value of a virtual practice by watching a video with Dr. Rutledge here.

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Opsahl Health Tap Award | Poma Fertility

Health Tap Chief Medical Information Officer Dr. Geoffrey W. Rutledge selected Opsahl for the nomination based on reader comments.
In a letter to Opsahl, Rutledge said that, "we measure the number of people you help from the number of people who read your answers and the number of thanks and thank you notes you get from patients. In his letter, Rutledge added that the nomination process is also based on "the number of experts who vote for...and recommend you.

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