Lou Shapiro

Senior Advisor

REGION United States


Lou Shapiro is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic. In his role, Lou provides strategic support and advice to the firm’s Healthcare investment team and portfolio companies. Lou served as the President & Chief Executive Officer at Hospital for Special Surgery and transformed the hospital into a global research and innovation hospital under his 17 years of stewardship. He has extensive professional experience in the healthcare industry, having previously held leadership positions at Geisinger Health System, the McKinsey & Co. Healthcare Practice, Allegheny General Hospital, and the Greater Cannonburg Health System.

Current Board Affiliations

RightMove Health, Board Member
Medical Indemity Assurance Company, President

Historical Board Affiliations

Greater New York Hospital Association, Board Chair


University of Pittsburgh, BS, Economics
University of Pittsburgh, Master, Health Administration

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Advisory Directors are former Managing Directors who have retired under General Atlantic’s retirement policy.