Mahdi Ashrafian MD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer, Community Health Systems, Inc.

Dr. Mahdi Ashrafian completed his undergraduate studies with highest distinction at Purdue School of Science in Indianapolis majoring in Biology and Psychology. While working towards his undergraduate degree, he researched fetal alcohol syndrome and other medically related conditions within Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM). After completing his undergraduate studies, he attended medical school in Indianapolis and received a dual MD/MBA degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. His MBA degree was geared towards healthcare management, clinical quality, and process improvement. During his training, Dr. Ashrafian was actively involved in multiple quality and process improvement initiatives such as PCMH, HEDIS, HIE, patient experience and patient safety, which resulted in much improved outcome.