Title: Executive Director
Company: Cancer Support Community, Washington, D.C.
Location: Washington, D.C., United States
Zubair Ansari, MHA, Executive Director of the Cancer Support Community, Washington, D.C. (CSC DC) has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in healthcare administration.
With more than 20 years of experience to his credit, Mr. Ansari has excelled as the executive director of CSC DC since 2022. Prior to this position, he served as the executive director of reimbursement with Luminis Health from 2019 to 2022, the director of revenue cycle with the University of Maryland Medical System in 2018, the director of patient financial services with Kaiser Permanente from 2016 to 2018 and the director of patient financial services with Johns Hopkins Medicine International from 2014 to 2016. Operating as the head of business advisory and the manager of corporate CDM with King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center between 2009 and 2014, he previously worked as the manager of the regional referral center with Genesis Health System from 2008 to 2009. the supervisor for patient access with BJC HealthCare from 2005 to 2008.. Mr. Ansari began his career as a news editor for National Public Radio (NPR of the Quad Cities) and as a volunteer for a local hospital, where he witnessed much disparity and was inspired to resolve inefficiencies he encountered in the health care industry.
Before embarking on his professional path, Mr. Ansari pursued an education at Augustana College, from which he earned a Bachelor of Arts in sociology in 2000. He concluded his formal studies at the University of St. Francis in 2005, graduating with a Master of Science in Health Services Administration. Attributing his success to his upbringing to immigrant parents’ strong work ethic, his education, and his ability to craft good relationships with others, he was recognized with an Emerge Leadership Award from Augustana College and an Outstanding Service Award from The Maryland Bros. Among the many highlights of his career, Mr. Ansari is incredibly proud of his tenure at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, during which time he helped obtain a Level 6 HIMSS certification, the first of any hospital outside the United States.
Mr. Ansari serves on multiple boards and regional civic organizations including coaching youth basketball for the Catonsville Recreation League, council emeritus for the Islamic Society of Baltimore, and the Augustana College Alumni Board. In 2016, he had the opportunity to host and meet President Barack Obama at the Islamic Society of Baltimore. Looking toward the future, Mr. Ansari hopes to develop new cancer support centers in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia to provide support to those in under-resourced populations while finalizing agreements with large healthcare organizations and business partners to provide free support to anyone impacted by cancer.
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