Chris A. Ghaemmaghami, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Ghaemmaghami became Chief Medical Officer in October 2014.
As CMO, Ghaemmaghami serves as the Medical Center’s senior physician, overseeing the Health System’s medical staff and working to ensure high-quality patient care and service. He is also the liaison for clinical activities among the UVA School of Medicine, UVA School of Nursing and University Physicians Group.
An emergency medicine physician, Ghaemmaghami began his career at UVA in 1998 and served in a variety of leadership roles in the Department of Emergency Medicine, including medical director and vice chair for the department. He continues to see patients clinically in the UVA Emergency Department.