Dr. Andrew Dahlgren serves as Curana Health Health Plan’s Chief Medical Officer. In this role, he oversees several key areas, including quality, credentialing, pharmacy, and clinical programs which includes utilization management and case management. In addition, Dr. Dahlgren works with Curana Health Medical Group to ensure that communication between the plan and providers improves the overall care and experience of our members.
Dr. Dahlgren trained in family medicine at the Medical College of Virginia, followed by a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Michigan and a fellowship in patient quality and safety at the VHA National Center for Patient Safety, in conjunction with the VA Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. After his medical training, Dr. Dahlgren obtained his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan.
Before joining Curana Health, Dr. Dahlgren spent 20 years in a clinical role where he specialized in sports medicine and student health. During this time, he built several sports medicine programs while also managing a large ancillary program for a major orthopedic practice. Realizing he wanted to have a larger impact on patient outcomes, Dr. Dahlgren left clinical practice and went on to work for the VA Medical Center as a fellow in the Quality and Safety department. He also worked as a physician surveyor for the Joint Commission. Dr. Dahlgren next worked for Humana and spent several years learning about the managed care space.
Today, Dr. Dahlgren resides in Lexington, Kentucky, the horse capital of the world, with his wife and four children. Reading, exercising, and mending fences takes up a majority of his spare time.
- Medical Director, Humana
- Patient Quality and Safety Fellow, US Department of Veteran Affairs
- Physician, Sports Medicine, OrthoVirginia