Bimal Desai, MD, MBI
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Bimal is Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) at CHOP and director of the healthcare software development group. He currently oversees a multi-year project to implement and optimize components of a comprehensive electronic health record and is also involved in numerous clinical informatics initiatives. He is a member of the Department of Pediatrics and DBHi. He also co-founded Haystack Informatics to help hospital privacy officers fulfill the promise of patient privacy monitoring. Bimal holds appointments on the faculties of both the Perelman School of Medicine and the Institute for Biomedical Informatics at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his MD from Washington University in St. Louis and completed his MS with Oregon Health and Science University. He is board certified in pediatrics and clinical informatics.