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Dr. Rupal Malani

Partner, Cleveland
Leads the firm’s work in provider M&A and scale strategies, with expertise in developing strategies, including M&A, joint ventures, and partnerships with entities across the care continuum to help health systems achieve greater scale

About Rupal

A physician by training, Rupal is passionate about ensuring that healthcare providers deliver high-quality care cost efficiently. She has served health systems and academic medical centers in the Middle East and North America on a broad range of strategic, operational, and organizational projects.

In Rupal’s work on performance transformations, she has supported several national and regional hospital networks. Her focus has been clinical and nonclinical operational effectiveness, often through a data-driven approach that builds the capabilities of frontline operators.

Before joining McKinsey, Rupal completed her internal-medicine training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She serves on the board of Partnership for Families and on the Osler advisory board.

Published work

Provider scale strategies: The evolving landscape,” McKinsey & Company, September 2013

The smarter scale equation,” McKinsey & Company, May 2013

Past Experience

Osler Medical Training Program, John Hopkins Hospital
House officer, internal medicine


Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences MA, finance

Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

Wesleyan University
BA, biology