- Dr. Choy is Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Clinical Systems in the Office of Medical Affairs at UnitedHealth Group.
- He previously served as faculty at Harvard Medical School.
- The Council provides strategic advice, assists with raising funds, and builds awareness.
The Foundation is pleased to welcome Garry Choy, MD, MBA, to the Foundation’s Council, a dedicated group of goodwill ambassadors who work closely with the Board of Directors and staff to provide strategic advice and assist with building awareness, establishing relationships, and raising funds.
Dr. Choy is Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Clinical Systems in the Office of Medical Affairs at UnitedHealth Group, a multinational managed healthcare and insurance company based in Minnesota. In this role, he focuses on advancing the application of clinically focused technology for the enterprise.
Dr. Choy has led innovations in clinical quality improvement and decision support, provider data management, credentialing, population health, analytics, and machine learning at organizations including Massachusetts General Hospital and CredSimple/Andros.
He previously served as faculty at Harvard Medical School and completed his clinical training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
“Garry brings a unique understanding of medicine and the intricate world of reimbursement that is invaluable as the field of focused ultrasound moves toward commercialization,” said Foundation Chairman Neal F. Kassell, MD. “He has a passion for using innovative technologies to improve quality and access of care while decreasing costs for patients, and focused ultrasound is a prime example of one of these groundbreaking innovations. With clinical research at an all-time high, the success of the field is increasingly dependent on patient access, and Garry will be a great resource as the Foundation seeks to help break down some of the barriers.”
Dr. Choy received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University, MS in Operations Research and Economic-Engineering Systems from Stanford University, and MBA from Johns Hopkins University.
“I am excited to join this esteemed organization to help in the journey of value-driven advancement of focused ultrasound, a prime example of a key important novel and emerging medical technology platform,” said Dr. Choy.