Jeffrey Quinlan, MD, FAAFP

Jeffrey D Quinlan, MD, FAAFP, Captain, Navy

Name: Jeffrey D Quinlan, MD, FAAFP, Captain, Navy

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Family Medicine
Faculty Rank: 
Associate Professor
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Office Phone: 
(301) 295-9464


1984-88 University of Pittsburgh Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Biochemistry/Biophysics
Pittsburgh, PA 15260 Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Chemistry

1988-92 University of Pittsburgh Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

1992-94 Internship and Residency in Family Medicine
Naval Hospital Charleston
Charleston, SC 29405

1994-95 Residency in Family Medicine
Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055

1998-99 Fellowship in Operative Obstetrics
Florida Hospital
Orlando, FL 32803


Dr. Jeffrey D. Quinlan earned a B.S. in Biochemistry and a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA in 1988. He went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine in 1992. Dr. Quinlan completed Family Medicine training at Naval Hospital Charleston, SC and at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, CA, and subsequently, completed a Maternity Care Fellowship at Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL. He has been stationed at Naval Hospital Sigonella, Italy, Naval Hospital Jacksonville, FL, and Navy Medicine Support Command, Jacksonville, FL. Dr. Quinlan is currently stationed at the Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD, where he has served as the Vice Chair in the Department of Family Medicine and the Interim Chair of the Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology. He currently serves as the Chair, Department of Family Medicine and the Chair, of the Student Promotion Committee.

He has served as Program Director of the Naval Hospital Jacksonville Family Medicine Residency Program and is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the Uniformed Services University. He has deployed on three occasions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Additionally, he was appointed by the Navy Surgeon General as Specialty Leader for Family Medicine from 2010 - 2014.

Dr. Quinlan’s professional memberships include the Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians, the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and AOA. He serves as an Associate Editor for the American Academy of Family Physician’s Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics program and is a member of the AAFP’s Commission on Health of the Public and Science.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Quinlan JD, Jorgensen SK. Recurrent UTIs in women: How you can refine your care. J Fam Pract. 2017 February;66(2):94-99
  • Cummings DL, Leggit JC, Quinlan JD. Point-of-Care Ultrasound in the Management of Acute Shoulder Injury. Current Sports Medicine Reports 2016;15(6):
  • Preconception Care Working Group (Frayne D, Kottentette, J, Mishori R, O'Gurek D (Chair), Quinlan J) AAFP Position Paper on Preconception Care. Adopted by AAFP Board of Directors, December 2015.
  • Murphy N, Quinlan JD. Trauma in Pregnancy: Assessment, Management, and Prevention. Am Fam Physician. 2014 Nov 15;90(10):717-24.
  • Quinlan JD, Murphy N. Cesarean Delivery: Counseling Issues and Complication Management. Am Fam Physician. 2015 Feb 1;91(3):178-84.
  • Quinlan JD. Acute Pancreatitis. Am Fam Physician. 2014 Nov 1;90(9):632-9.
  • Carney LA, Quinlan JD, West JL. Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy. Am Fam Physician. 2014 Feb 15;89(4):273-8.
  • Unwin BK, Goodie J, Reamy BV, Quinlan JD. Care of the College Student. Am Fam Physician. 2013 Nov 1;88(9):596-604.
  • Quinlan JD. Gauron MR, Deschere BR, Stephens MB. Care of the returning veteran. Am Fam Physician. 2010 Jul 1;82(1):43-9.
  • Transforming Maternity Care Symposium Steering Committee, Angood PB, Armstrong EM, Ashton D, Burstin H, Corry MP, Delbanco SF, Fildes B, Fox DM, Gluck PA, Gullo SL, Howes J, Jolivet RR, Laube DW, Lynne D, Main E, Markus AR, Mayberry L, Mitchell LV, Ness DL, Nuzum R, Quinlan JD, Sakala C, Salganicoff A. Blueprint for action: steps toward a high-quality, high-value maternity care system. Womens Health Issues. 2010 Jan-Feb;20(1 Suppl):S18-49.