Andrey Ostrovsky, MD

Andrey Ostrovsky, MD, is the former chief medical officer of the U.S. Medicaid program. He is now the managing partner at Social Innovation Ventures where he invests in and advises companies and non-profits dedicated to eliminating disparities. He also advises federal and state regulators on how to incorporate human centered design into policy making.

Dr. Ostrovsky previously operated a series of methadone clinics in Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to working on the front line of the opioid use disorder crisis, he served as the chief medical officer for the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, where he advocated to protect the program against several legislative efforts to significantly dismantle the program.

Before leading the Medicaid program, he co-founded the software company, Care at Hand, an evidence-based predictive analytics platform that used insights of non-medical staff to prevent aging people from being hospitalized.

Dr. Ostrovsky holds an MD and undergraduate degrees in chemistry and psychology magna cum laude from Boston University. He completed his pediatrics residency training at Boston Children's Hospital where he was a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School. He currently teaches faculty and is attending physician at Children's National Medical Center.

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