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exăgoMD, LLC was formed in 2008 by Stephen Blattner, MD MBA, its founding Principal. Its name is derived from the Latin root exerci [to train/prepare] and the Greek root ago [to lead].


exăgoMD prepares talented physicians, scientists, executives and key staff to proactively manage their career development and to grow as effective leaders in the current complex and increasingly value focused health care environment.

Stephen Blattner MD MBA
Founding Principal

Steve has over 30 years of health care experience as a clinician, clinical investigator, organizational leader, executive coach, and health care management consultant. His work is currently focused exclusively on enhancing the effectiveness of physician leaders, health care executive leaders, and the partnerships between them.


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Laura Killips MBA 
Senior Consultant,  Curricular Strategy

Laura Killips is a Senior Consultant for Curricular Strategy at exăgoMD. She brings over 14 years of education sector experience to the company, specializing in the design of active learning experiences for established and emerging leaders in health care organizations. In doing so she supports exăgoMD’s niche as an expert model consulting firm focused on enhancing the effectiveness and career trajectory of physician leaders through active, contextual leadership development.   


Louis Ralofsky MD CPE

Lou has enjoyed over 18 years of healthcare experience as a clinical and organizational leader and serial entrepreneur, ideally positioning him to support physician leaders in leading practice transformation, developing accountable physician led entities, implementing value-based strategies, and related strategic, operational, and leadership engagements.  


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