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Sherry Dubester, MD, MS

by AHIP

March 27, 2017

Former Chief Medical Officer,
Beacon Health Options

Dr. Sherry Dubester was the former CMO for Beacon Health Options, an Anthem Inc. subsidiary. She has over 30 years of experience in health care, spanning direct care delivery and administrative leadership roles in academic and community mental health settings, as well as extensive payor experience. Since retiring from Anthem in late 2020, Dr. Dubester has been serving in advisory and board roles to improve access to effective behavioral health care and optimize outcomes. Prior to joining Beacon, Dr. Dubester held a variety of leadership roles at Anthem in both the behavioral health and physical health arenas, including care management, program development and management, provider innovation, and client management. Prior to joining Anthem, she was Executive Medical Director of Behavioral Health Services for Glens Falls Hospital in upstate New York. She began her career at National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado where she led inpatient psychosocial services. Dr. Dubester earned her medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her psychiatry residency at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and is board certified in psychiatry. She also completed a master’s degree in administrative medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.