Jared Kesselheim, MD is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Leerink Transformation Partners (LTP) and co-leads the firm’s growth equity investing in healthcare information technology and services. Jared has over 10 years of experience in healthcare as an investor and physician.
Prior to founding LTP in 2016, Jared was a Partner and the leader of the healthcare investing practice at Bain Capital Ventures, where he focused on growth equity investments in healthcare information technology and services companies. At Bain Capital Ventures, Jared worked on investments in such companies as: Apixio, Remedy Partners, MedHOK (acquired by Hearst), Liazon (acquired by Towers Watson), Ability Network (acquired by Summit Partners), and National Cardiovascular Partners (acquired by Fresenius Medical Care).
Prior to his investing career, Jared completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. As a resident physician, Jared oversaw a primary care panel of 300 patients and directed care teams within the hospital’s general medical wards and the medical intensive care unit.
Jared graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College, where he also co-wrote the 1997 Hasty Pudding Theatricals musical “Me and My Galaxy." Jared also received an MD from Harvard Medical School and an MBA from Harvard Business School where he was a Baker Scholar and an enthusiastic bench warmer for the HBS Club Hockey team. At home in Newton, Massachusetts, Jared and his wife Dara continue to work in vain on developing strategies for preventing their three young boys from treating all furniture as a form of playground equipment.