Dr. Amar Desai

President and Chief Executive Officer, Optum Pacific West

Dr. Amar Desai is a physician, public health leader and health care executive with decades of experience transforming the health care system and helping patients lead healthier, more fulfilled lives. Through his work, Dr. Desai has developed innovative delivery models that improve clinical outcomes, increase affordability, and transform the experience of being a health care consumer. Dr. Desai has improved care delivery in a range of settings, including early-stage start-ups, organizational turnaround, Fortune 200 companies, and academic health systems.