Jaewon Ryu

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer,
Geisinger Health System

Location: Kentucky

Member Since: 2015

Dr. Jaewon Ryu is the Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Geisinger Health System.

He came to Geisinger from Humana, where he was President of Integrated Care Delivery and was responsible for Humana’s care delivery assets, a business segment with nearly $3 billion of revenue and comprised of owned and joint ventured clinic practices, as well as Transcend, a management services organization (MSO) assisting affiliated practices to adopt population health under value-based reimbursement methodologies. Prior to Humana, he was the Chief Medical Officer at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System.

He has also previously held leadership roles at Kaiser Permanente, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and as a White House Fellow at the Department of Veterans Affairs. He was also a practicing corporate healthcare attorney in the Los Angeles office of the firm McDermott, Will & Emery. Dr. Ryu has served in various advisory roles including board positions with MCCI and JenCare, both being clinic/MSO organizations managing the financing and delivery of care for Medicare Advantage members under full-risk payment models.

He has also served on the Board of Directors of the White House Fellows Foundation and Association.

Dr. Ryu earned his B.A. degree from Yale University and his M.D. and J.D. from the University of Chicago. He completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.