Dr. Robert S. London
Chief Medical Officer, South Carolina
WellCare Health Plans
Dr. Robert S. London is the Chief Medical Officer for WellCare’s South Carolina Health Plans. He is responsible for overseeing the medical services and quality results for WellCare Medicaid and Medicare plans in the state. In this role, London provides medical leadership for the effective care integration of pharmacy operations, utilization/case/disease management activities and quality improvement activities. He reports to Urcel Fields, WellCare’s state leader for South Carolina. In addition to his market role, Dr. London leads a number of corporate projects involving informatics, artificial intelligence, Obstetrics/NICU and IT related subjects.
Prior to joining WellCare, London was the national medical director for Walgreens and led the clinical solutions group in the health and wellness business segment. Prior to that, he served as the general manager of ikaSystems, a leader in enterprise software for the payer sector. Before that, London was the chief development officer for D2Hawkeye, a provider of medical data reporting and analytics solutions. He has also served as the chief clinical officer for TriZetto, a health care information technology company. Earlier in his career, London led health care management for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s (WellPoint) Western region. He has also served as corporate chief medical officer at CNA Insurance Company, chief operating officer for United Healthcare’s mid-Atlantic region, and chief medical officer at NYLCare Health Plans. Dr. London did his executive training while at Kaiser Permanente’s Mid-Atlantic Region, and was the lead of Maternal-Child Care for the Mid-Atlantic Market.
London currently is on the faculty of the South Carolina School of Medicine, and has served on the faculty of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the University of Colorado MBA program. He holds degrees from George Washington University and University of Maryland School of Medicine, is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.