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James Schuster, MD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer, UPMC Insurance Services Division

James Schuster, MD, MBA is the Chief Medical Officer for the UPMC Insurance Services Division where he has served in leadership roles for nearly 2 decades.

In addition, Dr. Schuster oversees the UPMC Center for High Value Healthcare which has a decade long record of multiple research awards and publications and is a member of the Board of Governors of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

Dr. Schuster received a BA with a major in history at Washington University in St. Louis, completed his medical education at the University of Louisville, his residency in psychiatry and MBA at the University of Pittsburgh and is a Clinical Professor in the University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry. He also has board certifications in general, addictions, and geriatric psychiatry.