Richard Eidinger, MD
...Richard Eidinger, MD DIRECTORRichard Eidinger, MD is a Partner with Heidrick & Struggles in their Los Angeles office, and leads the Global Healthcare Venture Capital Practice.His
practice area focuses on recruitment of senior executives within emerging healthcare companies. Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Dr. Eidinger was the President & Chief Executive Officer of ACTIVA Healthgroup, a prescription drug insurance and benefit design start-up.His experience in managed care began with roles of increasing responsibility within FHP International, now part of Pacificare, Inc., where he was a medical director within the staff model and network delivery systems in Southern California.Subsequently, Dr. Eidinger joined Aetna Professional Management Corporation where he was Vice President and Medical Director for this physician practice management company.
was promoted to become the President & Chief Executive Officer of Aetna Health Plans of Arizona, Inc.
with full profit and loss responsibility for Aetna's
health business with Arizona and New Mexico.
...Dr. Eidinger was born in Montreal and grew up in Ontario.He attended the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine where he earned his MD.He completed training in Internal Medicine at the University of Western Ontario, was a Fellow in Gastroenterology at the UCLA School of Medicine and is American Board Certified in Internal Medicine.Dr. Eidinger is a graduate of the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, where he earned a Masters in Business Administration.
While at the Anderson School
, Dr. Eidinger
was awarded a Venture Capital Fellowship. Dr. Eidinger
is licensed to practice medicine in the States of California, Arizona, and in Ontario.He is a life member of the UCLA Alumni Association and a member of the Jonathan Club in Los Angeles.