Dr. Sharat Kusuma was named senior vice president and chief medical director at Exactech in June 2020 and is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic hip and knee surgeon. He joined the company in December 2018 to serve as the company’s medical director and lead the advanced surgical technologies business.
Prior to Exactech, Kusuma was a senior engagement manager for the global consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, where he led projects for multiple Fortune 500 medical device and pharmaceutical clients. Most recently, Kusuma was a senior member of Apple’s health team at their world headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., where he led health projects and collaboration with Zimmer Biomet and other companies. Prior to embarking on his career as physician business leader, he was the clinical and research director for OhioHealth, a health system based in Columbus, Ohio. In this capacity, he led the large total joint replacement services at Grant Medical Center, including managing an active clinical practice of more than 400 surgeries a year.
Kusuma studied medicine and business at Vanderbilt University and completed orthopaedic surgery training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center and Queens Medical Centre in the United Kingdom.