Aric Coffman, MD, is Chief Executive Officer of The Everett Clinic, part of Optum. In addition to The Everett Clinic, his direct responsibility includes Northwest Physicians Network, part of OptumCare an Independent Physician Association (IPA) based out of Tacoma. Aric previously served as the president for DaVita Medical Group New Mexico and has held several leadership roles within that team for the last 12 years. Prior to becoming the president in 2015, Aric served as the residency program director, associate medical director of specialty care, senior medical director, and chief medical officer.
In his current role, Dr. Coffman plays a key role in the planning and operations throughout all Washington clinics. His experience and expertise in the healthcare industry will help expand the Washington region through planned growth, business development, and the transformation of care delivery. This will be accomplished by providing leadership at the regional level working with the national team. As a physician, Aric brings an important physician’s perspective to regional strategy and operations.
His passion and leadership have earned him recognition professionally and in his community. He was honored with the DaVita Core Value Award for Fulfillment, has been named a Top Doc, and received a lifetime achievement award from the University of New Mexico for resident education. He was featured in the Albuquerque Journal for his work and dedication in healthcare.
Dr. Coffman received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma, and an MBA from the University of Texas, Dallas. He is board certified in general surgery.