Christopher Gorton, MD, MHSA

Position: Commissioner

Location: Medford, MA

Term Ends: April 2019

Christopher Gorton, MD, MHSA, was formerly president of public plans at Tufts Health Plan as well as chief executive officer (CEO) of a regional health plan that was acquired by the Inova Health System of Falls Church, Virginia. Other positions have included vice president for medical management and worldwide health care strategy for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services and president and chief medical officer for APS Healthcare, a behavioral health plan and care management organization based in Silver Spring, Maryland. After beginning his career as a practicing pediatrician in FQHCs in Pennsylvania and Missouri, Dr. Gorton served as chief medical officer in the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare. Dr. Gorton received his degree in medicine from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and his master of health systems administration from the College of Saint Francis in Joliet, Illinois.

Financial Interests

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, spouse’s employer
Stock ownership:

Anthem, Inc.
Cigna
United Healthgroup

Affiliations
Medsolis, director