Published 11 Oct 2023 Strengthens Clinical Leadership with Appointment of Dr. Samir Shah as Chief Medical Officer


Back, a leading healthcare AI company, has named Samir S. Shah, MD MMM FACR as its Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Shah will lead the company's clinical growth, clinical development and U.S. expansion.  
"We welcome Dr. Samir Shah as our CMO," said Prashant Warier, Co-Founder and CEO of "His extensive teleradiology and healthcare leadership experience and innovative drive align with our mission to revolutionize healthcare with AI. We look forward to his contributions as we continue developing cutting-edge solutions for improving patient care and outcomes. 
Dr. Shah, with over 20 years of experience as a practicing radiologist, most recently served as Chief Clinical Officer of Teleradiology and Senior Vice President of Radiology at Envision Healthcare. 
Previously, he held critical roles in teleradiology, including Medical Director at NightHawk Radiology Services and Senior Medical Director at Virtual Radiologic (vRad). In 2018, he became Vice President of Clinical Operations at Radiology Partners, helping to build the Matrix Teleradiology group. Dr. Shah also served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA, and brings experience as an interventional radiologist having completed residency training at the University of Pennsylvania and fellowship at Northwestern University. 
Dr. Shah expressed his enthusiasm, stating, "I am thrilled to join, a company at the forefront of healthcare innovation.'s commitment to enhancing patient care through AI aligns with my passion to leverage technology and adoption of AI into the specialty of radiology. I sincerely look forward to contributing to's mission." 
In addition to his medical accolades, Dr. Shah holds a Master of Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University and a professional executive certificate in Artificial Intelligence from MIT's Sloan School of Management. Dr. Shah's appointment enhances's leadership in the healthcare AI industry, as he brings his wealth of knowledge and dedication to advancing healthcare through technology.

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