Rupal Malani, MD is a Partner in McKinsey’s Cleveland office. A physician by training and a partner at McKinsey, Rupal is passionate about ensuring that healthcare providers deliver high-quality care cost efficiently. She has served health systems and academic medical centers in North America and the Middle East on a broad range of strategic, operational, and organization topics.
Rupal leads the firm’s work in provider M&A and scale strategies. In particular, her expertise lies in developing strategies for health systems to achieve greater scale, including M&A, joint ventures, and partnerships with entities across the care continuum. Her focus is on ensuring clear strategic direction and flawless implementation—essential if such approaches are to create value and help health systems address financial and care-delivery pressures.
In her work in performance transformations, Rupal has supported several national and regional hospital networks. Her focus has been on clinical and non-clinical operations effectiveness, often via a data-driven approach that focuses on building capabilities in frontline operators.
Prior to McKinsey, Rupal completed her internal medicine training at the Johns Hopkins hospital. She serves on the board of Partnership for Families and on the Osler Advisory Board.
Rupal received her MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She also received her MA in finance and MS in biostatistics from Columbia University and BA in biology from Wesleyan University. Recent articles of Rupal’s include “Provider scale strategies: The evolving landscape” (McKinsey & Company, September 2016) and “The smarter scale equation” (McKinsey & Company, May 2013).