Laura Findeiss, M.D.

Chief of Service, Grady Health System
Emory University School of Medicine

Fellowship Profile

Fellowship Year: 2022-2023
Sponsoring Institution: Academic
Discipline / Profession: Medicine - Radiology , Other (Please specify below): Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Biography

Laura Findeiss is a professor of Radiology and Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine, as well as the chief of Radiology at Grady Health System. In these roles, she oversees radiology services for the region's academic public safety net hospital and health system. Concerned to reduce health disparities by improving patient safety and access, she has focused on physician-hospital alignment, interprofessional collaboration, and operational optimization.

Prior to joining Emory and Grady, Findeiss practiced interventional radiology in West Virginia and Utah, was fellowship program director and chief of vascular and interventional radiology at the University of California at Irvine, and then chair of the department of radiology at the University of Tennessee Medical Center and Graduate School of Medicine in Knoxville, Tennessee. Her academic focus has been on standards of care for patients with vascular disease. She is a former president of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) and has served on the Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. She is an elected fellow of the SIR, American Heart Association, and the Society for Vascular Medicine and has delivered 118 national and international invited lectures.

Findeiss received her BA in international affairs from The George Washington University, working in Washington, DC prior to completing her MD degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. After two years of general surgery residency at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, she practiced emergency medicine in rural Tennessee, then moved to Seattle for diagnostic radiology residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center and fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She is board certified by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) in Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology and has been an oral board examiner for the ABR since 2017.