Scott B. Ransom, M.D.

Managing Director


Dallas, TX +1.817.614.3999

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Dr. Scott Ransom is a Managing Director in the Healthcare practice.  He leads the Strategic Solutions and Academic Medical Center practices with more than 25 years of consulting, operations and physician leadership experience.  Scott consults to hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, physician groups, universities, and private equity firms on issues related to strategy development, organizational transformation, restructuring, medical education, clinical and research operations, mergers and acquisitions, academic affiliations, management team redesign, and optimizing physician performance and alignment.

Consulting Experience:

  • Strategy: Conducted multiple growth strategy and merger studies to support expanded volumes and scale, improved operations, optimize governance, and transformations at health systems, medical schools, and physician groups.
  • Operations: Advised organizations to transform areas related to clinical, research and education operations; physician/faculty productivity and alignment; compensation; academic affiliations; and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Organizational Turnarounds/Restructuring: conducted several multi-lever cost diagnostic, organizational redesign, and implementation efforts leading to dramatic cost savings and greater efficiency at hospitals and medical schools

Prior to Navigant, Scott was the Senior Expert and Leader of the Southern Region of Healthcare Systems and Services at McKinsey and Company, President and CEO of an academic health science center; Senior Vice President/Chief Quality Officer of an eight hospital healthcare system; and hospital Vice President for Medical Affairs.  He served as a tenured Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology, Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Scott has been a National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Science Foundation (NSF) funded researcher with over 100 publications, including nine books, on topics related to physician performance, healthcare management, and quality of care. He has delivered over 4000 babies as a practicing obstetrician.

Dr. Ransom is a Distinguished Fellow and a past President of the American College of Physician Executives (FACPE). He is a Fellow in several professional organizations including the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FACOG), American College of Surgeons (FACS), and American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Medical Management, and Certifying Commission in Medical Management.

M.P.H., clinical effectiveness, Harvard University School of Public Health
M.B.A., University of Michigan Ross School of Business,
M.D., Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
B.S., Chemistry, Pacific Lutheran University
U.S.M.C., Officer Candidate School

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