McDermott+Consulting Expands Market Access Capabilities with New Vice President - McDermott+Consulting

McDermott+Consulting Expands Market Access Capabilities with New Vice President

WASHINGTON, DC (SEPTEMBER 5, 2023) – To further enhance its capabilities as a leading medical products and services market access advisor, McDermott+Consulting has brought on Parashar Patel as a vice president. Parashar is an experienced healthcare executive with a demonstrated track record of accomplishments in the medical device industry and public sector.

“Parashar is well known and highly respected in the space, and his knowledge and skill will be invaluable to our clients,” said Eric Zimmerman, principal of McDermott+Consulting. “He brings deep experience in health policy and US and international market access to McDermottPlus.”

Parashar most recently served as senior vice president for government affairs and market access at ViewRay, where he led global efforts to drive the adoption of cutting-edge MRIdian technology in cancer treatment. He previously led Boston Scientific’s global teams focused on developing and executing strategies in market access, health economics and public policy for key technologies.

“I am excited to join the purpose-driven practice at McDermottPlus and to help innovative life sciences companies improve healthcare for their patients,” Parashar said.

Further strengthening his policy credentials, Parashar has held a variety of roles at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the American Association of Health Plans, the Office of (then) Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell and the White House Office of Management and Budget.


McDermott+Consulting is a wholly owned subsidiary of McDermott Will & Emery that exclusively serves health industry clients with unmatched market access, policy and lobbying services supported by advanced data analytics capabilities and backed by one of the country’s largest and strongest health law practices. The McDermottPlus team comprises seasoned policy professionals and strategists with experience working on Capitol Hill and in relevant government agencies, with specific industry, subject matter, stakeholder and policy knowledge.

Through customized engagement strategies, McDermottPlus supports organizations in interactions with Congress, executive branch political and career personnel and broadly within Washington’s health policy environment.