Robert Schlager

Vice President and Senior Physician Executive, Northern Light Inland Hospital and Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital

Robert J. Schlager, MD is the vice president and senior physician executive of Northern Light Inland Hospital and Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital.
 
Dr. Schlager serves as the liaison between medical staff and administration and is also the lead provider for the Mid-Maine Medical Group of Northern Light Health.
 
In his leadership role, Dr. Schlager is passionate about ensuring the goals of the Triple Aim + One (patient quality, population health, affordable care + healthcare worker well-being).
 
Dr. Schlager is a former president of the Maine Medical Association.
 
Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Dr. Schlager was in private practice in Maryland for 27 years and then chief medical officer and family physician at Calvert Memorial Hospital for another five years.
 
Education:

Medical Degree, University of Wisconsin Medical School
Internship at Washington Hospital Center
Residency at University of Maryland Medical School in Family Medicine
 
Dr. Schlager became the vice president and senior physician executive at Inland Hospital in 2020 and Sebasticook Valley Hospital in 2012.
 
Favorite quote:
“And in the end, it’s not the years in a life, but the life in the years.”
~Abraham Lincoln