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Clifford Bleustein

Clifford Bleustein

Joined Stern 2008

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street,
New York, NY 10012



Dr. Clifford Bleustein joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Adjunct in Economics in fall 2008.

Cliff recently joined Dell Services as the Managing Director & Global Head of Healthcare Consulting for the Healthcare & Life Sciences business unit. Cliff runs the global P&L for consulting services and leads an integrated team of professionals across Management Consulting, MEDITECH, Cerner, Epic, McKesson, and ICD10 /Revenue Cycle.

Cliff is a Healthcare Executive with a passionate interest in improving healthcare systems. He brings expertise as a business leader and consultant, delivering clinical care, mentoring healthcare professionals to develop new capabilities needed for future success, and having the courage to tackle high risk, high exposure innovative engagements. Cliff has a blend of intellectual curiosity and an ability to understand how systems operate in the real world. These have equipped him to develop business solutions that deliver value and trusted client relationships. By way of background, he is a board certified urologist, he has conducted award winning research, has helped mentor and train residents as an assistant clinical professor of medicine, and teach Healthcare Economics as an adjunct Professor of Economics at NYU Stern School of Business. He completed an MBA degree and previously had 5 successful years of consulting in healthcare at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has led a diverse set of client work including business strategy, mergers & acquisitions, healthcare operations, physician alignment and resource optimization. Cliff brings international experience with on-the-ground projects in Ireland, the UK, South Africa, China, and India as well as assessments in the Middle East.

Professor Bleustein earned his M.B.A. from NYU Stern and his M.D. from the Medical college of Wisconsin.

Courses Taught

  • Healthcare Economics

Academic Background

M.B.A., 2008
New York University Stern School of Business

M.D., 1996
Medical College of Wisconsin

Awards & Appointments

For overall leadership, client deliverable management, and client work related to three engagements We Recognize Great Performance: Spot Bonus 2010
Team participant: From Proposals to Policy: PwC Teams collaborate and deliver a high-profile event Market Leadership Award. Team participant: From Proposals to Policy 2009
Given for work on client presentation related to pay-for-performance and provider quality overview. We Recognize Great Performance: Spot Bonus 2009
Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine The Pfizer Scholars in Urology Award 2004
The New York Section, AUA, Inc. First Place Clinical Prize, F.C. Valentine Essay Competition 2002
10th World Congress of the International Society for Sexual and Impotence Research. Montreal, Quebec Best Paper on Female Sexual Dysfunction 2002
10th World Congress of the International Society for Sexual and Impotence Research. Montreal, Quebec Zorgniotti-Newman Prize for the Best Clinical Paper on Sexual Medicine 2002
Brooklyn and Long Island Chapter American College of Surgeons Second Place winner, Murray Friedman Essay Competition 2000
Esposito MP, Bleustein CB, Felsen D, and Poppas DP. "Mechanism of healing following Snodgrass Repa Included in CD-ROM of top 120 abstracts 2000
Presented at the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the American Society For Laser Medicine and Surgery Student/Resident Research Award for the best paper in Urology/Tissue Welding 2000

Selected Publications

Bleustein CB, Cuomo B, Mingin GC, Ohebshalom MM, Lauto A, Shin SJ, Stewart RB, Felsen D, Soslow R (2000)
Laser-Assisted Demucosalized Gastrocystoplasty with Autoaugmentation in a Canine Model.
Urology 2000; 55 (3): 437-442

Bleustein CB, Felsen D and Poppas DP (2000)
Welding characteristics of different albumin species with and without fatty acids
Lasers Surg Med 2000; 27 (1): 82-86

Bleustein CB, Felsen D, and Poppas DP (2000)
Semi-Solid albumin solder improved mechanical properties for laser tissue welding.
Lasers Surg Med 2000; 27 (2): 140-146

Bleustein CB, Sennett M, Poppas DP, and Stewart RB. (2000)
Differential scanning calorimetry of albumin solders: Interspecies differences and fatty acid binding effects the protein denaturation
Lasers Surg Med 2000; 27(5): 465-470.

Poppas DP, Bleustein CB, and Peters CA (1999)
Box stitch modification of Hasson technique for pediatric laparoscopy
J Endourol 1999; 13 (6): 447-450.

Areas of Expertise


  • Business Strategy
  • Emerging Markets


  • Healthcare


  • Corporate Strategy
  • Performance Measures


  • India
  • New York City
  • United States