Dr. Sanjay Saxena is a core member of The Boston Consulting Group’s Health Care practice and the global leader of the payer and provider sector. He is also coleader of BCG's Center for US Health Care Reform and Evolution.

Sanjay has extensive health care consulting and industry experience, specializing in strategy development, transformation, and enablement for payer and provider organizations. He has successfully led more than 100 engagements for hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers, children's hospitals, integrated delivery organizations, national insurers, BlueCross BlueShield plans, and health care services companies.

Over the course of his career, Sanjay has also worked with health segment leaders of consumer, media, and digital companies, as well as with private equity clients investing in health care. His work involves helping senior executives and boards respond to disruptive industry changes, and he has helped design and implement numerous new care models, innovative payment approaches, and cross-sector collaborations.

Sanjay has also been involved in multiple due diligence and postmerger integration efforts across the delivery system. He has published and presented on a wide range of topics, including consumerism, bundled payments, payer-provider collaboration, hospital and health system strategy and M&A, Medicaid, and value-based care.

Sanjay previously served as a medical director at a BlueCross BlueShield plan. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Medical Association and the Northwestern University Leadership Circle’s Regional Council.


  • Global Sector Leader, Payers, Providers & Services
  • Coleader of BCG's Center for US Health Care Reform and Evolution
  • Strategy
  • Large-scale transformation
  • New care models
  • Value-based health care
  • M&A in health care


  • MBA, Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management
  • MD, Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine
  • BS, biomedical engineering, Northwestern University
  • BA, philosophy, Northwestern University
Deep Expertise, Broad Experience