Dinesh Kumar, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Dinesh Kumar

Dr. Dinesh Kumar is the Chief Medical Officer at Astrana Health. Dr. Kumar is a visionary healthcare leader with over 25 years of healthcare experience and has spent his career transforming healthcare for the better, across clinical, provider group, and payer settings. Prior to his appointment as CMO of Astrana Health, Dr. Kumar served as Chief Medical and Chief Operating Officer at Alignment Healthcare. Before that, Dr. Kumar led value-based care and population health efforts as Senior Vice President of Clinical Transformation at DaVita. Prior, he served as Chief Medical Officer of HealthCare Partners within the California market.

Dr. Kumar received his medical degree from the University of Madras and completed his residency in internal medicine at Howard University. He then completed his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and completed a Health Care Leadership Program at the University of California-San Francisco.