(PASADENA, Calif. – January 11, 2017) – Christopher Hedley, MD has been elected chief of the medical staff at Huntington Hospital, effective January 1, 2017. Dr. Hedley currently serves as medical director of the department of radiology, and now leads a medical staff of more than 800 active physicians in serving the residents of the greater San Gabriel Valley and beyond.
Dr. Hedley has been a member of the Huntington Medical Staff since 1990. In addition, he is president of The Hill Medical Corporation. He also serves as the president of California Medical Business Services, LLC and a newly formed radiology group, Radiant Imaging, Inc. Dr. Hedley is board certified in diagnostic radiology from the American Board of Radiology and holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in the field of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
“We are proud to have Dr. Hedley serving as chief of our medical staff this year,” said Stephen A. Ralph, president and chief executive officer, Huntington Hospital. “His experience and great knowledge will bring strong leadership to our medical staff, with a common goal of continuing to bring compassionate care to our community.”
Dr. Hedley received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his residency in diagnostic radiology and fellowship in body imaging and interventional radiology at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center.
Dr. Hedley is active in medical staff affairs and is a member of the medicine committee, quality committee and cancer committee.
Dr. Hedley is on the board of Strategic Radiology, LLC. Strategic Radiology (SR) is comprised of large, clinically advanced radiology groups across the United States, and represents more than one thousand radiologists. These groups share a collaborative model in which data and best practices are shared and clinical practice information is interchanged. SR has created a formal Patient Safety Organization, a facilitated exchange of information, which will result in higher quality and increased patient safety for the patients of Huntington Hospital.