Robert Margolis, MD, was the managing partner and CEO of HealthCare Partners since the formation of the company in 1992. He also served as co-chairman of the DaVita HealthCare Partners board of directors.
Dr. Margolis was a founding partner and the managing partner of HealthCare Partners’ predecessor, California Primary Physicians Medical Group. Under his leadership, HealthCare Partners became a highly respected and innovative physician-owned and operated medical group, independent physician association, and management services organization.
Dr. Margolis has been on the leading edge of the managed care industry for more than 30 years. He serves as a member of the healthcare policy advisory council for Harvard Medical School and the advisory board of the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at the University of Southern California.
Dr. Margolis is a board member and immediate past chairman of the board of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a board member and past chairman of the board of directors of the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG), a board member and immediate past chair of the board of directors of California Hospital Medical Center, Los Angeles, and a founding board member of the Council of Accountable Physician Practices (CAPP).
He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. While practicing medicine, Dr. Margolis was an active member of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He is a graduate of Rutgers University (high honors—Henry Rutgers Scholar), and the Duke University Medical School (AOA), and served a fellowship at the National Cancer Institute.