Access Physicians is a leading multispecialty physician group committed to clinical excellence through telemedicine. Founded by physicians, the company is one of the largest national providers of acute subspecialty telemedicine, deployed at over 150 hospitals in 18 states, having cared for over 1.3 million high-acuity patients in some of the hardest-to-serve healthcare environments.

Core clinical service lines include Pulmonary & Critical Care, Acute Stroke & General Neurology, Hospitalist Medicine, Cardiology, Infectious Disease & Antibiotic Stewardship, and Maternal Fetal Medicine.


STATUS: Acquired by SOC Telemedicine in May 2022

Dr. Chris Gallagher, Co-Founder and CEO, is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He has dedicated his career to physician leadership and the development of efficient, cost-effective and high-quality physician networks. Dr. Gallagher served as the Chief Medical Officer of CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs from 2012 to 2017. He trained at UT Southwestern for both his Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology Fellowship and earned his Doctor of Medicine from Texas Tech University School of Medicine. He is a fellow in the American College of Cardiology, and a member of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, American Medical Association, and Texas Medical Association.