As the chief medical officer and senior vice president of health services, Dr. Jhaveri provides clinical leadership for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), one of the largest insurers in the state serving more than 1.4 million customers.
In addition to providing leadership and strategic contributions for the organization, he oversees several, high-performing teams responsible for: accreditation, claims and utilization review, care management, quality improvement, health promotion and wellness, network contracting and provider credentialing.
Since joining the organization in 2010, Dr. Jhaveri’s business acumen and vision for product innovation, optimal provider partnerships and enhanced consumer engagement have helped improve outcomes, lower costs and create a better patient experience for BCBSAZ members.
He is a Board-certified pediatrician with over two-decades of patient care experience, and an active thought leader throughout the Arizona healthcare industry. He has served as a director on several boards, including Highmark Blue Shield & Capital Blue Cross, Keystone Health Plan Central, Nationwide, and Coventry Healthcare, Inc., and Veritage/Medisun, a joint venture between BCBSAZ and the Banner Health System. In 2015, he was also named CEO of Trinnovate Ventures, a venture-capital, investment holding-company for BCBSAZ.
Dr. Jhaveri completed his studies at Bombay University, served his residency and fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Saint Agnes Hospital, and earned his master’s degree in health care administration at Central Michigan University.