Chirag R. Parghi, M.D., Named Chief Medical Officer of Solis Mammography and Washington Radiology
Will Lead Team of More than 100 Sub-Specialized Radiologists Across the Nation
Solis Mammography, the nation’s largest independent provider of breast screening and diagnostic services and the parent company of Washington Radiology, announced today that Dr. Chirag R. Parghi has been named Chief Medical Officer, effective immediately. Dr. Parghi is a board-certified radiologist and fellowship-trained breast imager, who previously served as the interim Chief Medical Director, overseeing the integration of recent innovation technologies into the company’s existing early cancer detection platform.
As the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Parghi will lead the clinical operations division for both Solis Mammography and Washington Radiology. And he will oversee the development of care coordination programs and the advancement of the company’s long-term innovation and research agenda. As a practicing breast specialized radiologist, he will also serve as the primary liaison to the company’s team of premiere physicians and clinical partners across the country.
“We’re excited to officially welcome Dr. Parghi as our Chief Medical Officer,” said Grant Davies, president and CEO of Solis Mammography. “His dedication and enthusiasm for patient care is widely known and universally admired by our Solis family, as is his advocacy for aggressive screening mammography programs. And his understanding of and interest in next generation imaging technologies perfectly positions us for the future.”
“As the most influential breast imaging and medical imaging companies in the nation, it’s our obligation to not just offer services, but to lead,” said Dr. Parghi. “As a company, we are uniquely obsessed with early detection and saving lives. It’s an honor and a privilege to be here at this pivotal time and help guide our next steps in advancing care.”
Prior to his role as the interim Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Parghi served as the Director of Breast Imaging for multiple Solis Mammography locations in the Houston region. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from University of Missouri-Columbia and an M.D. degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at George Washington University and received his fellowship training in breast imaging from Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Additionally, he completed an MBA at the University of Houston.