Francis LaMorte, MD
- Managing Director
- Health Solutions
- T: +1 929 213 3792
- F: +1 617 897 1510
- 200 State Street
- 9th Floor
- Boston, MA, 02109
- United States
- T: +1 617 897 1500
- F: +1 617 897 1510
- B.A., Physiological Psychology, Princeton University
- M.B.A., School of Management, Yale University
- M.D., Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
- Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
Dr. Francis LaMorte is a Managing Director in the Health Solutions segment. With over thirty years of experience in healthcare as a management consultant, healthcare chief executive, and emergency physician, Dr. LaMorte brings an extraordinarily distinguished understanding of the healthcare industry to every engagement, and the credibility to lead boards, executives, physicians, and nurses together around the vision and strategy of their organization.
Prior to working for FTI Consulting, Dr. LaMorte was a Director in Alvarez & Marsal’s Health Industry Group for ten years, during which time his work spanned the provider sector of the healthcare industry with experience in large-scale hospital inpatient and ambulatory care operations and profitability improvement, FQHCs, telemedicine; and physician productivity.
Dr. LaMorte's focus has been on improving financial profitability and clinical operations to investors and operators of hospitals & health systems, academic medical centers, large physician practices, and medical services companies. He has led high-profile collaboratives between teaching hospitals and their sponsoring medical schools to identify and remediate deficiencies in ED operations, EMTALA compliance, patient flow, GME resident oversight, and inpatient safety.
Dr. LaMorte designed and implemented corporate transformation plans for national physician practice management companies, and conducted M&A due diligence for private equity investors in nation-wide providers of wound care, proton therapy, and hospital medicine. He has provided both M&A due diligence and expert advisory on compliance matters for publicly listed hospital operators.
Prior to joining A&M, he was the executive chairman and chief compliance officer of EMA, L.P. for whom he designed and led multiple transformational initiatives that enabled it to become the nation’s second largest equal share physician partnership, and one of its most respected emergency medicine practice management companies.
Dr. LaMorte served for twenty years as attending physician in the emergency department of the flagship hospital of the St. Barnabas Health Care System, New Jersey’s largest health care system. Dr. LaMorte was president of its 1,000-member independent physician association, and chairman of the System’s utilization management committee with oversight of nearly 10,000 network physicians.
Dr. LaMorte earned a B.A. from Princeton University, and his M.B.A. in business administration from the Yale University School of Management. He received his M.D. from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.