Sarita Mohanty, MD

Vice President, Care Coordination of Medicaid and Vulnerable Populations

Company/Employment: Kaiser Permanente

Bio: Dr. Sarita A. Mohanty is the Vice President, Care Coordination of Medicaid and Vulnerable Populations for Kaiser Permanente (KP). Dr. Mohanty directs efforts at a national level to identify and facilitate the spread of leading care coordination and care delivery models for vulnerable populations across KP. She serves as the accountable executive of Thrive Local, an enterprise program to connect health care and social services providers to address pressing social needs. Dr. Mohanty has approximately 25 years of experience in health care delivery, utilization management, care management, quality improvement, disease management, health information technology, and health services research. She serves on several state and national committees and boards, including the National Quality Forum and the California Health Care Foundation. She completed her Internal Medicine training at Beth Israel Deaconess and a research fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Subsequently, Dr. Mohanty was the Chief Medical Officer of COPE Health Solutions, a health care consulting company. From 2011-2014, Dr. Mohanty was the Senior Medical Director for the largest public health plan in the U.S., L.A. Care Health Plan. Dr. Mohanty earned her BA from UC Berkeley, MD from Boston University School of Medicine, MPH from Harvard University, MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Dr. Mohanty currently practices as an internal medicine physician at KP in Northern California and was recently appointed as Associate Professor, KP Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine.