Meet Benjamin Kornitzer, MD: Chief Medical Officer for agilon health

Benjamin Kornitzer, MD agilon health is pleased to welcome our new Chief Medical Officer, Benjamin Kornitzer, MD!  Dr. Kornitzer joins agilon health with broad clinical and operational experience leading a diverse range of medical enterprises, including community-based practices, ACOs, IPAs, and integrated ambulatory networks.  For the past six years, Dr. Kornitzer has served as Chief Medical Officer of the Mount Sinai Health Network, which spans over 50 practice sites in New York, New Jersey, and Florida.  As CMO, Dr. Kornitzer oversaw one of the premier academic delivery networks in the country as the system developed robust population health tools, quality programs, care coordination resources, and invested in practice transformation.  As a faculty member of the Icahn School of Medicine, Dr. Kornitzer founded and directed Mount Sinai’s Physician Leadership Academy.

Dr. Kornitzer is board-certified in Internal Medicine and his clinical practice focuses on primary care for high risk, home-bound older adults.  Earlier in his career, Dr. Kornitzer had operational and strategic positions at leading community-based healthcare organizations focused on quality and value, including Balance ACO and House Calls Medical Group.  In addition to his clinical and operational roles, Dr. Kornitzer previously served as a strategic consultant with McKinsey & Company, where he worked with the U.S. and foreign governments, hospital systems, and pharmaceutical companies on some of their most critical strategic priorities.  Dr. Kornitzer earned his medical degree with Alpha Omega Alpha honors from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his residency at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital.  He received his undergraduate degree in History from Brown University.  When he is not rolling up his sleeves working with physicians, practices, and patients, Dr. Kornitzer enjoys travel, skiing, ice hockey, cooking, spending time with family, and trying (mostly in vain) to keep up with repairs in his 1890s loft apartment.

Dr. Kornitzer is eager to work with our exceptional partners and team members to transform care delivery and provide the best experience and outcomes for our patients and return the sense of joy and fulfillment to primary care.