Irfan Hydari, MD, FACEP
Dr. Irfan Hydari is a vice president of US Acute Care Solutions South region.
Dr. Hydari has served as the emergency department medical director at Seton Medical Center Austin since 2012, where he also is a member of the Medical Executive Committee. As chair of the Seton Emergency Services Network Clinical Care Council, he has overseen the implementation of many evidence-based quality initiatives. Dr. Hydari joined Emergency Service Partners (ESP), a founding partner of USACS, in 2007 and was the ED medical director at Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. During his tenure in Cedar Park, Hydari implemented innovative methods to improve customer service. He also served as the interim ED medical director for another ESP facility, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound, when it opened in 2010. He is a graduate of ESP’s Leadership Academy, and also participated as a faculty member. Outside the ED, he is a board member for the HealthStart Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on creating healthier communities through early science-based health education.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Trinity University and a medical degree from the Texas Tech University Health Science Center. He completed his emergency medicine residency at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, where he was named Emergency Medicine Resident of the Year. He also earned an Advanced Professional Certificate in Health Services Management at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.