Paryus Patel, MD

Corporate Chief Medical Officer

Paryus Patel, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer of Prime Healthcare’s Region III-VI hospitals and Corporate Chief Medical Officer for Prime Healthcare. Region III-VI includes Prime Healthcare’s 20 acute care, community hospitals located in Alabama, Georgia, Texas, Kansas, Missouri, Michigan, Florida, Indiana, Ohio, and Rhode Island.

Dr. Patel is a triple board certified physician with more than 25 years of experience in the fields of critical care medicine, internal medicine and pulmonology. He received his medical degree from MS University, Baroda Medical College in Gujarat, India. He then continued his training at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center where he was named Chief Resident of Internal Medicine and then honed his skills as a Fellow in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Transplant Medicine.

In additional to serving as Chief Medical Officer for Prime Healthcare, Dr. Patel is currently Chief Medical Officer for Centinela Hospital Medical Center, an award winning “100 Top Hospital” located in Inglewood, California. He holds the following leadership positions at the facility:

  • Board Member
  • Director, Cardiovascular ICU, CCU, MICU
  • Chairman, Institutional Review Board
  • Member, Medical Executive Committee
  • Chairman, Clinical Quality and Performance

Dr. Patel has received numerous accolades and awards throughout his distinguished career. He has been named a “Super Doctor” by Los Angeles Magazine, has been recognized several times among the “100 CMOs to Know” in Becker’s Hospital Review and “Top Doctor” award from the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2020 and 2021.