P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Neel Varshney, 2002

Managing Director, KKR & Co.

Neel Varshney is the child of immigrants from India

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MD in Medicine at Harvard University

Neel Varshney, M.D. is a Managing Director on the Healthcare Industry Team at KKR, focusing on buyout and growth investments. Prior to KKR, he was a Vice President at Linden Capital Partners and an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, where he worked with private equity, hedge funds, and strategics on buyouts, M&A, and growth. He also held a BD role at Medtronic. Neel earned a B.S., Electrical Engineering with Honors from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and an M.D. with Honors from Harvard Medical School/MIT (Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow). He completed his internal medicine internship at Massachusetts General Hospital and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford.

  • MD Medicine | Harvard University 2007
  • MS Neuroscience & Mathematical Modeling | Oxford University 2002
  • BS Electrical Engineering | University of Alabama at Birmingham 2000
  • Rhodes Scholar
Work History
  • KKR & Co., Managing Director | January 2016 - PRESENT
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