NNA is led by experienced physicians and healthcare management executives with a proven track record helping physicians provide world-class patient care while managing administrative functions, meeting business goals, and building their practice.
Supporting these leaders is a team of knowledgeable and helpful healthcare administrators that have fine-tuned tools, processes, and technologies to help you succeed in a value-based care environment.
My passion is to enable physicians to thrive in the contributions they make to our health care system, in innovative ways that improves care for people with kidney disease. I’m excited to play a role in Satellite Healthcare’s purpose to be a catalyst for the transformation of kidney care.
In his capacity as Satellite Healthcare’s CMO-NNA, Dr. Raffo will play a central role in developing and overseeing strategies that guide the company’s focus becoming a leader in Nephrology Practice management and support services through National Nephrology Alliance, and working with its team of physician partners and executives focused on chronic kidney disease management, value-based care and home dialysis.
Dr. Raffo, a nephrologist, board member and Service Line Department Head with Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group (PAFMG), has held numerous leadership positions with PAFMG. He also serves as Medical Director of Satellite Healthcare’s Watsonville (CA) Dialysis Center, and Division Chief – Nephrology at Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz, CA. He previously served as Chief Resident and Assistant Clinical Professor in Internal Medicine at the University of California-Davis Medical Center. Dr. Raffo graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine after attaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from California Polytechnic State University.
Ravin brings a range of experience in healthcare and finance to support nephrology practices, integrate CKD and ESKD care management and deliver on the promise of value-based care. He is responsible for extending NNA services to nephrology practices across the country.
Ravin’s career includes positions leading health care functions such as finance, operations and corporate development for organizations such as Deloitte Consulting, Vantage Oncology, Sound Inpatient Physicians and DaVita.
Ravin holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Duke University.
As Vice President of Corporate Development Zach leads NNA’s evaluation and execution of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other strategic initiatives.
While previously with DaVita and Optum, Zach took on increasing levels of responsibility in network development, financial analysis, due diligence, and acquisition integration. He has varied experience partnering with medical practices as they transition to value-based care arrangements, efficiently scale operations, and incorporate new ancillary services.
Zach holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Brown University and a Master of Liberal Arts in Management Extension Studies from Harvard University.
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