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Dr. Melvin Mezue

PartnerNew York

Advises healthcare organizations on performance improvement, operations, go-to-market strategy, and innovation to reduce healthcare disparities

Melvin serves organizations across the healthcare value chain on performance transformation and topics related to external spend, pharmacy, and operations. He also supports investors on due diligence and value creation opportunities in the healthcare space. 

Melvin leads McKinsey’s research and client service on health equity, supporting organizations in understanding and reducing outcome disparities for populations they serve.

Recent examples of his work include the following:

  • leading performance transformation across different spending categories including pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, purchased services, and asset optimization design for a large healthcare system
  • leading commercial strategy assessment for a major medical and surgical supplies distributor to define value proposition and support scaling of their product business
  • providing strategic support for a consumer health organization to define and launch scalable, digital solutions that meet core social determinants of health needs
  • advising several healthcare payers and providers on defining and codifying their approach to health equity, including aspirations, definitions, and measures of success

Prior to McKinsey, Melvin was a practicing physician, academic researcher, and entrepreneur.

Published work

What Black and Latino consumers want healthcare stakeholders to know,” McKinsey & Company, May 2022




University of Oxford
PhD, neuroscience

MBBS, medicine
BSc, neuroscience