About Kurt

Kurt is a leader of our provider transformation and clinical operations work, with expertise directing operations and quality transformation projects.

Over the past several years, Kurt has led projects at more than 50 hospitals, guided comprehensive organizational transformations for three major hospital systems, set strategy for several large academic medical centers and regional networks, and directed service delivery design programs for global health systems. He has also partnered with large public- and private-sector health systems as well as academic centers and regional networks to set strategy and clarify service visions.

An MD with a degree from Stanford, Kurt is a significant contributor to our healthcare research initiatives. He recently led research programs on healthcare consumerism, physician alignment, and clinical quality enhancement.

Before joining McKinsey, Kurt was a captain of the US national swim team and a gold medalist at both the 1996 Olympic Games and 1998 World Championships. During this period, he worked with major pharmaceutical companies to promote swimming as part of a treatment regimen for asthmatic children.

Published work

Creating and sustaining change in nursing care delivery” (PDF–816 KB), Health International, Issue 12, January 2013

Transforming the operating platform” (PDF–861 KB), Health International, Issue 9, November 2009


Stanford University

Stanford University