Dr. David Carmouche serves as Walmart’s Senior Vice President of Omnichannel Care. He brings to Walmart a unique combination of provider, payer, and integrated delivery network experience – serving as a physician, an executive for an insurance company, and as a leader in a regional health system. Dr. Carmouche joined Walmart from Ochsner Health, the largest nonprofit academic healthcare system in the Gulf South, where he served as EVP, Value-based Care and Network Operations; President, Ochsner Health Network; and Executive Director, Ochsner Accountable Care Network. Prior to joining Ochsner Health, Dr. Carmouche was Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President of External Operations for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, where he introduced the company’s first value-based care contracts.
As the first lipidologist in Louisiana and a Fellow of the National Lipid Association, he practiced preventative cardiology in Baton Rouge through 2012 where he built a large, multidisciplinary internal medicine and preventive cardiology practice. He also championed an Epic electronic medical record (EMR) single instance implementation across three entities.
Dr. Carmouche attended Tulane University and LSU Medical School in New Orleans. Board-certified in Internal Medicine, he completed his residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he later served as Chief Resident. He serves as President of the Board of the Consortium for Southeastern Healthcare Quality, and he serves on the advisory board at Stellar Health. He is a board observer and advisor for a New Orleans-based startup, Ready, and he serves nationally as a board member for the National Association of ACOs.
Dr. Carmouche enjoys wine country, travel, golf, and is an avid LSU Tigers fan. Dr. Carmouche is the proud father of three children who are in school in Louisiana.