Edward Sobel, DO

Edward Sobel, DO

Medical Director

Dr. Sobel provides medical guidance to Quality Insights' projects in Delaware.  He has advised Quality Insights' Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center project and its Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization activities in Delaware. 

Dr. Sobel began his work with Quality Insights as a physician reviewer, a service he also provided to Quality Insights predecessor, the Delaware Peer Review Organization, beginning in 1986.  He was named the Director of the Health Care Quality Improvement Program for Quality Insights of Delaware in 1995.

Dr. Sobel is a graduate of Albright College and completed his medical education at the University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri. He did his internship at Parkview Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

In addition to his work for Quality Insights, Dr. Sobel has been practicing family medicine since 1974 and was the senior managing partner and president of Family Practice Associates, PA, a single-specialty private family-medicine group in Wilmington, DE.

In 1998, Dr. Sobel was named the Preceptor of the Year by the Department of Family and Community Medicine, Christiana Care Health Systems. In 2001, the Delaware Academy of Family Practice named him the Family Physician of the Year for Delaware.

In addition, he has been involved in numerous quality improvement activities in the Wilmington area. Among his activities, he serves on the Board of Directors of Christiana Care Corporation and Health Services and the Delaware Stroke Initiative.