Dan Merlino



Services Expertise:

  • Strategy
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Technology



  • University of California, Los Angeles Master of Business Administration
  • Whitman College Bachelor of Arts in Economics

In a consulting career spanning more than 30 years, Dan has gained the trust and respect of physician leaders and healthcare executives throughout the United States. Dan's extensive experience has given him unique insights into the strategies and operations of large providers, enabling him to understand the realities of his clients' environments and design strategies and structures that meet their specific needs. His familiarity with all aspects of the healthcare industry, and in particular the physician practice environment, allows him to offer a unique, well-rounded perspective in addressing issues concerning strategic planning, operations analysis, and the financial feasibility of new ventures. Dan has assisted major health systems, medical centers, and physicians' organizations in developing business strategies and implementing organizational and operational improvements. Most recently, he has specialized in strategic planning, physician/hospital alignments, and subspecialty program development, assisting several hospitals in mergers, acquisitions, and new program development.