Robert Mandel, MD, MBA
Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer
Robert Mandel, MD, MBA, brings extensive senior leadership experience in health systems, health plans, and for-profit health companies to his role as Chief Medical Officer for AIM Specialty Health® (AIM). As part of the executive team, he drives the clinical integrity of AIM solutions, leads the team of solution medical directors, and collaborates with clients on how to achieve better health outcomes while controlling costs.
Prior to joining AIM, Dr. Mandel served as President of Activate Healthcare, where he was responsible for opening new markets across the eastern United States, including sales, marketing, business development and operations. From 2011 to 2014, he served as President and CEO of Health Dialog, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rite Aid, and a leading provider of care management, health care analytics, decision support, and health coaching.
He has extensive experience with Blue Cross Blue Shield companies in Tennessee and Massachusetts. As Senior Vice President of Health Care Services for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, he was accountable for all medical spend for the Commercial and Established Market Business Unit, which included 2.5 million members. Dr. Mandel also spent more than nine years with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts where he served in a number of roles, including Vice President of Health Care Services, Vice President of e-Health, Vice President of the Provider Enrollment and Services Division, Vice President of Health Care Services Administration and Medical Information, and Senior Medical Director of Provider Partnerships.
Earlier in his career in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Dr. Mandel was a member of the initial leadership team of Health Central, a start-up, provider-sponsored HMO, and worked for Pinnacle Health System. He also is a practicing ophthalmologist who continues to see patients.
Dr. Mandel is a cum laude graduate of Princeton University and earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He also earned an MBA degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American College of Physician Executives, and the Massachusetts Medical Society.