Dr. Martin McShane

Chief Medical Officer


Dr Martin McShane joined Optum UK in January 2016. He assumed the role of chief medical officer for the UK in 2017 and is accountable for clinical governance, safety and clinical leadership for the multidisciplinary team of clinicians supporting Optum UK’s work.

Dr McShane has extensive NHS experience in both management and as a frontline clinician in surgery and General Practice. His final role in the NHS was as the NHS England Domain Director for enhancing the quality of life for people with long-term conditions.

He trained at University College London (BSc MBBS), was a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and has a Mastership in Surgery from University of London as well as Membership of the RCGP, an MA in writing and a postgraduate cert in performance development coaching.