Greg Sweat, MD

Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City

Dr. Greg Sweat is the Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC). He is responsible for helping the company provide value to its members, partners and community through innovative and affordable patient care. Dr. Sweat oversees population health, networks and contracting, pharmacy, community health, care delivery assets and government lines of business.

In his previous role as Chief Medical Officer at the Shawnee Mission Physicians Group, Dr. Sweat directed the multi-specialty group’s services consisting of more than 100 providers in 25 practices serving more than 225,000 patients per year. He also served as a staff physician and assistant professor in the Mayo Clinic’s Department of Family Medicine in Rochester, Minn.

A respected leader in the industry, Dr. Sweat has received numerous awards throughout his career. He was awarded the Stewardship Award from Shawnee Mission Health and has been included in Ingram’s Magazine 40 under Forty list of local outstanding professionals. Dr. Sweat was also presented with the Excellence in Teaching Award and the Clinician Educator Award from Mayo Medical School.

Dr. Sweat serves on the board of the United Way of Greater Kansas City and previously served on the board of the Kansas City Quality Improvement Consortium and the Don Bosco Center. He is the 2021 Co-Chair for Red Hot Night to benefit Children’s Mercy Hospital and the 2021 Co-Chair of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night walk. He is a member of local chapters of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Association.

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