Harry E. Wilkins, III, MD, MHCM, FACS

The Future of Rural Heathcare

Dr. Harry Wilkins III is a native of Illinois and a practicing trauma surgeon on staff at Blessing Hospital here in Quincy. He completed his medical school and surgical residency training at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and completed a trauma fellowship at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, MD. 

After practicing for several years in Texas, Kansas and Missouri, Dr. Wilkins then completed a Master’s Degree in Health Care Management from Harvard University’s T. H. Chan school of public health before joining Quincy Medical Group in 2010. In addition to his clinical duties, Dr. Wilkins is also very active in the field of organ donation and has received the HRSA medal of honor for his role as co-faculty of the HRSA-sponsored Organ Donation and Transplant Breakthrough collaboratives and serves as the current administrative medical director for Midwest Transplant Network in Kansas City. Dr. Wilkins is also the medical advisor-elect for AOPO, the national organ procurement organization for transplant professionals.  Dr. Wilkins is also the current chairman of the Board of Directors for Swope Health Services, the second largest federally-qualified health clinic (FQHC) in Missouri. Dr. Wilkins is also widely published in the medical literature and is a member of numerous medical societies.