DOCTOR KEVIN BROYLES | Assistant Professor at Duke University School of Medicine | Global Medical Director for HOPE Worldwide

Kevin Broyles (MD, MHSCL, FAAFP) is an exceptional physician with more than thirty years of primary care, urgent care and evidence based medicine experience. He is currently serving as the medical director of Centro Medico Internacional HOPE, the HOPE worldwide Country Director for Bolivia, post advisor for the US Embassy in La Paz, Bolivia, the Immigration Physician for Bolivia and as an Assistant Professor of Community and Family Medicine within the Duke University School of Medicine, Campbell University School of Medicine and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Kevin has also served as Senior Medical Director for Duke Urgent Care Services, Assistant Consulting Professor at Duke University Masters in leadership and Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice. He is an excellent speaker with years of experience at speaking engagements in multiple countries and across the United States. 

Kevin was in private practice for 8 years before returning to Duke in 1998. Over the past 12 years he had served as the Senior Medical Director of Duke’s 5 Urgent Care Clinics. As the Associate Chief Medical Officer for Duke Primary Care he was responsible for recruitment, orientation, medical director leadership development of the 27 practice, 150-physician member group. He also served on the Physician Executive Committee in addition to serving with the Compensation, Joint Commission, Patient Safety and Performance Improvement and Health System Credentialing committees at Duke. 

In June of 2011 Kevin retired from Duke in order to move with his family to La Paz, Bolivia to work with HOPE worldwide as a consultant to Foundation and Hospital Arco Iris, a non-profit organization that serves the estimated 30,000 children who either live and work on the streets of La Paz as well as those who are impoverished and underprivileged. Later he returned to the United States where he oversees the medical matters for HOPE Worldwide as the Global Medical Director. Doctor Broyles has many accomplishments and we highlight just a few below.

  • Global Medical Director of HOPE Worldwide
  • Medical Director, Centro Medico Internacional HOPE Worldwide
  • President & Country Director, Fundacion HOPE Worldwide Bolivia
  • Physician & Post Advisor, United States Embassy, La Paz, Bolivia
  • Assistant Professor, Community and Family Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Country Medical Director, HOPE Worldwide Bolivia
  • Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Campbell University, Jerry m Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Board of Directors, La Paz Christian Church, La Paz, Bolivia
  • Certified Medical review Officer
  • Master of Health Science in Clinical Leadership, Duke University
  • Family Medicine Faculty Development Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
  • Family Practice Residency Training, Duke-Watts Family Medicine Residency Program
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Florida State University
  • Associate of Arts Degree, with Honors, Tallahassee Community College
  • Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians, Conferred 2006
  • Diplomat, American Board of Family Practice 1990, Recertified 1996, 2002, 2009, current through 2019
  • Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners 1986
  • Certified Medical Review Officer   MRO #02100636
  • License in State of North Carolina
  • ORGANIZATIONS: American Academy of Family Physicians
  • ORGANIZATIONS: Urgent Care Association of America
  • ORGANIZATIONS: American College of Urgent Care Medicine


Prior to moving to Bolivia, for over 10 years Kevin, with his wife and two daughters, had volunteered in Africa as a missionaries. He was instrumental in developing “KenyaKids”, a non-profit child sponsorship program for orphans and vulnerable children in Nairobi, Kenya. Most recently he had helped to create summer internship opportunities for Duke undergraduate and graduate students to work in Kenya.  In 2008 he was recognized at Duke’s first “Community Care Giver Awards” for his international work.

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