Sumit Dutta, MD

Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, OptumRx



Sumit Dutta currently serves as senior vice president, chief medical officer (CMO) for OptumRx®. In this capacity, his primary responsibilities include executive-level oversight of clinical strategy, leading the Clinical Services team and guiding its tactical and strategic endeavors to improve outcomes and lower overall health care costs.

Dr. Dutta previously served as the CMO of Catamaran. Before joining Catamaran, Dr. Dutta served as vice president and general manager for Quest Diagnostics’ India subsidiary.

Before that he held various leadership roles at Medco, including CMO of Medco’s health plans business unit. He also served as senior vice president, Physician Strategy, as well as president of Accredo Nova Factor, Medco’s oral and self-injectable specialty business.

During his career with Medco, Dr. Dutta led the development of industry-leading programs, clinical products and services. Dr. Dutta earned his medical degree from Michigan State University and a Master of Business Administration from New York University, Stern School of Business. He completed his internship at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics and residency at Rush Medical Center. He practiced internal medicine at New York University Health Center.