Irfan Hydari, MD, FACEP
Dr. Irfan Hydari serves as one of three vice presidents of US Acute Care Solutions Southwest.
Since 2012, Dr. Hydari has served as the emergency department medical director at Seton Medical Center Austin, where he also serves as 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 served for four years as 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, for which he has also served as a faculty member.
Dr. Hydari earned his bachelor’s degree from Trinity University and received his 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. In addition, he earned an Advanced Professional Certificate in Health Services Management at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
Outside the ED, Dr. Hydari serves as a board member for the HealthStart Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on creating healthier communities through early science-based health education.