Richard Popiel, MD, MBA

Dr. Richard Popiel is a board-certified internal medicine physician and healthcare executive with over 26 years of experience leading patient-centric healthcare organizations. He is currently a Senior Advisor at McKinsey & Company.

Dr. Popiel recently retired from Cambia Health Solutions, a Portland, Oregonbased health solutions company where he served as the company’s Executive Vice President and Corporate Chief Medical Officer for over six years. At Cambia, he was responsible for all medical cost (clinical, network, pharmacy) as well as the clinical strategy deployed to improve health plan members’ outcomes and their experiences as healthcare consumers.

Prior to joining Cambia Dr. Popiel was President and Chief Operating Officer for Horizon Healthcare Innovations, a Horizon BlueCross BlueShield of New Jersey company, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Horizon BlueCross BlueShield of New Jersey, and Vice President and Senior Medical Director for The Permanente Company, a subsidiary of Kaiser Permanente.

Dr. Popiel serves on the Boards/Advisory Boards of Healthmap Solutions, Medecision, BioiQ, Tabula Rasa Healthcare, Pager, and Sentio. He is also a member of the Board of The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, one of the largest medical groups in the District of Columbia.Dr. Popiel received his doctorate of medicine degree from The George Washington University and his MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at the Northwestern University.