Alex Oshmyansky, M.D., PhD

Founder and CEO

Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company

Wed., February 16 | Noon

Sustainability of the U.S. Generic Model

Alex Oshmyansky is the Founder and CEO of the Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company. Alex founded the Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company after being incensed by the skyrocketing costs of generic drugs for his patients.

Alex graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder at the age of 18 with a BA in Biochemistry. He went on to earn an MD at the Duke University School of Medicine and a PhD (DPhil Oxon) at Oxford University in Mathematics as a Marshall Scholar. Alex completed a surgical internship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School. He went on to a residency in diagnostic radiology and a fellowship in pediatric radiology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Alex then served as an adjunct faculty member at the Stanford University School of Medicine and continues to practice as an emergency radiologist.

While in grad school, Alex founded a startup dedicated to reducing the rates of nosocomial diseases in hospitals, Altitude Medical. That company has been continuously operating for over 14 years.