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Aetna

Chief Medical Officer New York and Pennsylvania

Linda Kurian, MD.

As the Chief Medical Officer of Aetna Better Health of New York, Dr. Linda P. Kurian is responsible for the Managed Long Term Care LOB.  In addition,  Dr. Kurian is also Chief Medical Officer for Pennsylvania Medicaid and CHIP PA .​

Dr. Kurian has over 20 years of progressive experience within both the clinical and managed care arenas.  She has worked in underserved areas with a robust understanding of the complexities of the Medicare and Medicaid populations.  Her areas of expertise include outpatient ambulatory settings, SNF Attending , Medical Directorship at a Federally Qualified Health Center, and at the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) which is a federal Duals program.  Throughout her career she has been involved with international medical missions.  ​

Dr. Kurian has served as the MLTSS Medical Director for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey prior to her tenure here at Aetna as NJ launched MLTSS statewide.  

She received a Bachelors of Science degree in Biochemistry from SUNY Stony Brook.  She completed her Doctor of Medicine at Ross University prior to completing residency in Family Medicine.  ​