by Rachad Davis
January 27, 2017
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Dr. Richard Shinto is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of InnovaCare, Inc. From 2008 until its sale in 2012, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aveta Inc., and prior to that was a member of the management team. Dr. Shinto continues to serve as CEO of InnovaCare’s Health Plans in Puerto Rico.
Dr. Shinto has more than 20 years of clinical and operational healthcare experience in managed care. Prior to being named CEO of Aveta Inc., Dr. Shinto served as Chief Medical Officer of NAMM California. Before joining NAMM, Dr. Shinto was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer for Medical Pathways Management Company. After serving as the Corporate Vice President of Medical Management for MedPartners from 1996-1997, he left to become the Chief Medical Officer for Cal Optima Health Plan in Orange County, California. Dr. Shinto began his medical tenure as an internist and pulmonologist practicing in Southern California.
The author of several articles on healthcare and clinical medicine, Dr. Shinto received his B.S. from the University of California at Irvine, his medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and an M.B.A. from the University of Redlands.