Dr. Sherry Dubester recently retired from her role as Chief Medical Officer/ EVP of Beacon Health Options, now an Anthem subsidiary. She has over 30 years of experience in health care, spanning direct care delivery and administrative leadership roles in academic and community mental health settings, as well as extensive health plan experience.
Dr. Dubester joined Beacon from Anthem BlueCross BlueShield (Anthem) after an 18-year career with the national health plan in a variety of roles in both the behavioral health and physical health arenas. Prior to joining Anthem, Dr. Dubester was Executive Medical Director of Behavioral Health Services for Glens Falls Hospital in upstate New York. She began her career at National Jewish Health in Denver, where she led inpatient psychosocial services.
Dr. Dubester earned her medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her psychiatry residency at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and is board certified in psychiatry. She also completed a master’s degree in administrative medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.