Gary Kalkut, MD, Recruited to Lead Growth of NYU Langone’s Clinically Integrated Network

NYU Langone Medical Center is pleased to announce the recruitment of Gary Kalkut, MD, MPH, who has been appointed senior vice president of network integration and associate chief clinical officer. In his new role, Dr. Kalkut will lead the Medical Center’s growing clinically integrated network, focusing on care management to ensure high-quality, seamless, and efficient care continues to be delivered across NYU Langone.

“Dr. Kalkut is joining us at an especially important time as we strengthen key initiatives related to ambulatory care growth and cost containment,” said Andrew Brotman, MD, senior vice president, vice dean for clinical affairs and strategy, and chief clinical officer at NYU Langone Medical Center. “The expertise he brings to the Medical Center will help us to more effectively bring our high standard of care to where our patients live and work.”

Dr. Kalkut will provide clinical leadership for the ambulatory care network’s development, recruitment, and clinical integration. Additionally, he will focus on efforts related to practice volume and growth, quality, productivity, space management, patient satisfaction, and care management.

Dr. Kalkut will help develop the new Center for Healthcare Innovations and Health Outcomes (HIHO) in the Department of Population Health. This new collaborative multidisciplinary center will build on the Medical Center’s successful track record in advancing innovation in healthcare delivery and reimbursement models to reduce cost and improve outcomes in complex healthcare environments.

An infectious disease specialist with a strong public health background, Dr. Kalkut previously served as senior vice president and chief medical officer at Montefiore Medical Center and was an attending physician in the infectious disease division for over 20 years. He was also the chief medical officer of the Bronx Accountable Healthcare Network, Montefiore’s Pioneer ACO. Dr. Kalkut received his medical degree (MD) from Boston University.