The brosnan research and consulting firm was formed in 1997 to provide cardiologists with specialized health care services for the development of novel treatments.
The firm’s work has been featured on CBS’ 60 Minutes and NPR’s Fresh Air, and the firm is ranked as one of the top consulting firms in the U.S. by the American College of Cardiology.
Now, the firm’s executive director is a former Harvard medical school professor who, in his 30s, is now the chief executive officer of the Boston Consulting Group.
Dr. Robert B. Schoen, the former head of the Harvard Medical School’s Division of Cardiac Surgery, told USA Today that Brosnans expertise with heart surgery led to its creation.
“I thought he had a special interest in cardiac surgery, and I thought that maybe I should go and have him help me understand how that might be possible,” Dr. Schoehn told USA TODAY.
Brosnan and his family, he said, had to move back in with his parents, as the medical school was closing down.
The Boston Consulting group also hired Dr. Richard Krieger, a cardiologist who had previously worked at Boston University Medical Center, to oversee its Cardiac Care Management program.
During his time as head of Boston Consulting, Dr. Kriege worked with other organizations to provide customized care to cardiological centers, including Cardiac Treatment Associates, which he now leads.
While his role as CEO at Brosannan is not widely known, the company has hired a number of cardiologic executives in the past few years, including Dr. David G. Schaeffer, who has become a vice president at the firm and a member of the board.
As a physician himself, Dr