Dr. Olakunle Olaniyan
Dr. Olakunle Olaniyan is a Physician leader with almost 30 years’ experience managing escalating medical costs. By developing medical management models that reduced waste and eliminated redundancy, He helped hospitals increase profitability, quality and customer satisfaction.
As a consultant with William Mercer’s healthcare practice, Olaniyan empowered many hospitals and fortune 500 companies to better define medical management strategies and identify areas of opportunity.
As a Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at both United Health Group and Cigna HealthCare, Olaniyan was instrumental in building cutting edge case management and disease management products that improved patient care for many members. He also worked diligently to enhance the interface between hospitals and managed care organizations. He developed and implemented initiatives by improving workflow process that significantly increased the efficiency of utilization management determinations.
Dr. Olaniyan is a board certified Internist and completed his residency at Columbia University. He received his MBA from Northwestern University, Chicago, USA and his medical degree at the University of Lagos, Nigeria.