Dr. Geoffrey Mount Varner, MD, MPH, FACEP
Lifeline Medical, LLC
Dr. Geoffrey Mount Varner has 20 years of experience in emergency medicine and is a leading authority on saving lives.
He founded Lifeline Medical, LLC, in Bowie, Maryland, in 2004, which consults with hospitals and health-related companies. Additionally he still practices in the Washington metropolitan-area. He’s also served as the attending physician for the ER at Southern Maryland Hospital and St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore. He was an attending physician for the Dept. of Surgery at University of Maryland Medical Systems.
He served as the chairman of Emergency Medicine for Howard University Hospital for seven years until the mayor of Washington, D.C. recruited him to become the city’s medical director and assistant fire chief for EMS.
Dr. Varner’s received numerous awards and honors, including the Mayor’s Citizen Award, District of Columbia Hospital Association STEM I Award, State of Maryland Governor’s Citation, and Prince Georges County Department of Health Citizens Citation (for work with disadvantaged black males).
Dr. Varner is the author of Home Alive: 11 Must Steps to Surviving Encounters with the Police.
When he’s not treating patients and advocating on behalf of them, he’s running marathons in Chicago, New York City and the Marine Corporation. He’s also completed several triathlons. He resides with his wife, 14-year-old daughter, and 11-year-old son in Mitchellville, Maryland.