Darshan Desai


Professional Experience:

  • McKinsey & Company, Surgical Care Affiliates, Northwestern Medicine


  • Kellogg School of Management – M.B.A.; University of Michigan – M.S.E. & B.S.E. in Industrial & Operations Engineering

Get to know Darshan

Darshan is a former healthcare executive with a 15+ year track record of improving business performance through business development, commercial strategy and execution, and process optimization. Darshan led SCA’s surgical center operations and growth as Regional Vice President in several fast-growing Midwest markets. Prior to joining SCA, Darshan advised executives of numerous Fortune 500 clients as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, led process improvement initiatives at Northwestern Medicine, and served as an instructor for lean operations workshops across the health system. Most recently, Darshan has developed and managed a portfolio of residential multifamily real estate investments in Chicago and across the U.S. Darshan is married, is an avid tennis player, and has two young children.