Pat Basu joins Varsity from Cancer Treatment Centers of America (“CTCA”), a national network of oncology hospitals and outpatient care centers, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer and led the company to a strategic transaction in 2022. Until that transaction, he also served as President and CEO of Brown Legacy Group, CTCA’s parent holding company and private investing platform for CTCA’s owners’ capital.
Prior thereto, Dr. Basu led UnitedHealth Group’s (“UHG”) OptumCare division, the nation’s largest value-based care business, overseeing 9,000 employees and 20,000 physicians managing integrated care delivery through a series of commercial and government capitated contractual arrangements. Prior to his tenure at UHG’s OptumCare, Dr. Basu helped found and served as President, Chief Medical Officer for Doctor on Demand, the largest provider of telehealth patient visits in the U.S., enabling care delivery to more than 40 million patients in partnership with more than 700 employer/health plan partnerships.
Previously, Dr. Basu served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer for Virtual Radiologic (“vRad”), the nation’s largest teleradiology platform, where he oversaw the company’s senior executive team, clinical leadership, more than 1,000 employees, and led the company’s post-merger integration and key growth initiatives.
Dr. Basu previously served as a Presidentially appointed White House Fellow and Senior Advisor. He is a U.S. Board Certified physician and practiced medicine at Stanford University and in private practice. Additionally, Dr. Basu holds a BA in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, an MBA from Chicago Booth School of Business, and a Medical Doctorate from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.