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Jeff Lesesne, MD, MBA

by Jasmine Phiri

August 9, 2021

Vice President, Medical Director, Medicare West Region,
Anthem, Inc.

Jeff is currently the Regional Vice President and Medical Director for the West Region. This includes Anthem’s affiliated Medicare Advantage plans as well as the MMP dual demonstration project. He is responsible for the cost of care, quality and medical oversight of the health plans. Prior to joining Anthem, he was on the faculty at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia for 15 years, where he was the Chief of Service for Internal Medicine and Associate Vice-Chair of the Department of Medicine for Clinical Affairs and managed the General Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine Divisions for The Emory Clinic, Inc.

Jeff is a graduate of Davidson College and received his MD degree from Emory University School of Medicine. He did post graduate training at the Harvard Business School in health care delivery and holds an MBA from Western Governors University. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.