Chief Health Officer
Dinesh Kumar, M.D., chief health officer for Alignment Healthcare, oversees Clinical Operations, Case Management, Claims and Utilization Management within the organization. Using his more than 17 years of experience, Dr. Kumar is unifying clinical processes and operations that are critical to our future.
Prior to joining Alignment Healthcare, Dr. Kumar held various leadership roles within HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a delegated full-risk medical group taking care of Medicare Advantage, commercial HMO and Medicaid patients. He spent his last two years at HealthCare Partners as a national leader of clinical transformation and helped execute on value-based care in various markets. In this role, he worked with internal clients as well as joint venture partners to set up medical management programs as well as create pathways to taking risk by building the needed infrastructure.
Dr. Kumar received his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) from the University of Madras, Kilpauk Medical College & Hospital.