Craig E. Samitt, MD

Chief Executive Officer

National Physician Enterprise, Surround Care, Executive Vice President, Navvis


Dr. Craig Samitt is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Physician Enterprise at Surround Care and Executive Vice President at Navvis. In this capacity, Dr. Samitt leads Surround Care’s national footprint expansion of physician enterprises through partnerships, joint ventures, and acquisitions, allowing physician groups to thrive on their journey to delivering transformative care. He also supports Navvis’ growth and expansion, furthering the company’s in-market partnership model of working with health systems, physician enterprises, and health plans.

Previously, Dr. Samitt has served as EVP, Chief Clinical Officer, and President of Anthem's Diversified Business Group, and President & CEO of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.  He has led sequential health systems transformations, having served as President & CEO of HealthCare Partners and President & CEO of Dean Health System. From 2012-2018, Dr. Samitt was a Commissioner on MedPAC, an influential, independent Congressional Agency established to advise Congress on Medicare policy. He received his undergraduate degree from Tufts University, his Doctorate in Medicine from Columbia University, and his MBA from The Wharton School.


Craig is Speaking At

Seizing an Opportunity: How the Current Economic Crisis Accelerates Care Delivery Transformation and the Move to Value

Tuesday, June 20

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM