Ashis Barad

Chief Digital & Information Officer at Allegheny General Hospital

Ashis Barad, MD, is AHN’s chief digital and information officer. He came to Pittsburgh in spring 2022 from Baylor Scott & White Health, a 52-hospital system based in Dallas, Texas. Most recently, Dr. Barad served as clinical lead for Baylor Scott & White’s Digital Health Office, managing the office’s general data analytics and spearheading the network’s digital health and virtual clinical strategies.

As CDIO, Dr. Barad now leads AHN’s efforts to deploy technologies that extend the reach, access, and effectiveness of AHN’s clinical care delivery, enhancing both the patient and clinician experience relative to electronic health records, artificial-intelligence-powered data analytics, wearable devices, and other virtual tools and platforms.

He also guides AHN clinical informatics efforts and its MyChart optimization.

A pediatric gastroenterologist by training, Dr. Barad received his medical degree from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and completed a pediatrics residency at the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin. He completed a pediatric gastroenterology fellowship at Northwestern University.


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  • Chief Digital & Information Officer

    May, 2022 - present