Sidney Coupet, DO, MPH, MSc
Dr. Sidney Coupet, an Internal Medicine physician, is the CEO of Coupet Quality Clinic, headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. His practice provides quality primary and preventative healthcare services to hundreds of people in South Florida using a Direct Primary Care model. Dr. Coupet is also the Founder of SPARK Health, an international health organization that provide means for numerous families in the US to fund and manage the healthcare for their family members in developing countries around the world.
Dr. Coupet obtained his medical degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. While at Lake Erie, he was selected as an Ambassador, often traveling internationally as a representative of the medical school. Dr. Coupet received his Master of Public Health in Health Policy Management at the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. While at Geisinger, he received extensive training in Six Sigma and TQM and learned to systematically implement, monitor, evaluate and integrate quality improvement initiatives in a hospital setting. Dr. Coupet was also trained as a Physician Informaticists, serving as the lead physician in multiple Electronic Health Record (EHR) implementations for several hospitals around the country.
Dr. Coupet has received numerous awards and distinctions throughout his career. In 2005, while completing his Master in Public Health, he was awarded the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship where he developed and facilitated a model for health workshops for previously incarcerated men in Pittsburgh, PA, which is still being utilized. Following the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, Dr. Coupet was one of only three medical students to be selected by Harvard Medical School’s Internal Medicine Clerkship Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. In recognition of his varied experiences, leadership and commitment to the healthcare profession Dr. Coupet was selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. While there, he received an additional degree, Master in Health Services Research and published numerous peer-reviewed scholarly works around global health.
Dr. Coupet was recently featured in South Florida Hospital News for his leadership in bringing Direct Primary Care to Broward County, and his Direct Primary Care practice was recognized in the Sun Sentinel News as an alternative model to cost effective primary and preventative healthcare services.