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Dr. Robin Roark


Focuses on clinical-operations improvements and supply-chain optimization, strategic growth, and transformational-change programs within healthcare systems across the United States and Latin America

Robin focuses on clinical-operations improvements, strategic-growth programs, clinician engagement, capability building, and transformational-change programs. He works with hospitals and health systems in the United States and Latin America to develop and implement clinical programs to improve the quality and efficiency of care delivery and reduce the cost of care. Robin leads McKinsey’s clinical-operations work in North America and our healthcare systems and services efforts in Latin America.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Robin was a clinical researcher at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. His focus was on innovative care-delivery models and physician adherence to clinical guidelines.

  • Healthcare

Published Work

Healthcare in Latin America: What are consumers looking for?,” McKinsey & Company, February 2024

How Latin American physicians view the future of healthcare,” McKinsey & Company, April 2022

Translation of acute coronary syndrome therapies: from evidence to routine clinical practice,” Am Heart Journal, February 2015, Volume 169, Number 2, pp. 266–73

The need for transformative innovation in hypertension management,” American Heart Journal, September 2011, Volume 162, Number 3, pp. 405–11


Duke University, School of Medicine

Duke University, Fuqua School of Business
MBA, healthcare management

Duke University, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
AB, Spanish studies