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Carl Friedrich, MBA

Carl Friedrich, MBA

Carl Friedrich is a Managing Director at SCALE Healthcare.

Carl Friedrich is a Managing Director at SCALE.  In this role, he oversees SCALE consulting teams and leads engagements with clients including Provider-led Health Care Enterprises, Hospital and Health Systems, and Ambulatory Surgical Centers. Together with his team, Carl identifies opportunities for clients to maximize performance through examining and improving workstreams, missed opportunities, and marketplace changes.

Carl has a broad background in healthcare management consulting spanning over twenty-five years.   His primary area of focus is the development and execution of competitive strategy.  He has worked with large and small groups in almost every subspecialty, but he has a particular interest in Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, OB-GYN, Dermatology, ENT, and Primary Care.

Carl has worked as a Physician Practice Management Executive since 1992.   He began his career at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, before moving onto Hospital For Special Surgery, and then to New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.  At these great institutions, Carl’s professional focus was on Operations Management and Business Performance.  Carl gained his ethos here, which is to maximize the physician-to-patient experience, without compromising on its integrity.

Carl has been published at the MGMA, featured in The Wall Street Journal, and serves as an advisor to allied businesses.  From 2019 to 2021, Carl completed over 25 management consulting engagements, uniquely working with 73 physicians and business owners during this period.

Carl earned his BA at Union College, and his MBA in Finance at Fordham University.   He is an active member of his church, a life-long athlete, and an outdoors enthusiast.