Dorai Named ED Medical Director at Seton Highland Lakes
Emergency Service Partners, a founding partner of US Acute Care Solutions, is pleased to announce that Dr. Suprina Dorai has been named Emergency Department Medical Director at Seton Highland Lakes Hospital in Burnet, TX, effective June 15, 2017. She succeeds Dr. Bob Harding, who has served as ED medical director since 2009 and has decided to focus on clinical work at other sites in our region.
Dorai joined Emergency Service Partners in 2016 and has served as an emergency physician at Seton Highland Lakes as well as at Seton Medical Center Williamson in Round Rock. Before moving to Texas, she spent two years as the assistant ED medical director at Hilo Medical Center in Hawaii. Her accomplishments include initiating the use of advanced care planning videos to increase the number of completed ACP documents and developing evidence-based chest pain and pulmonary embolus EMR algorithms to assist in appropriate disposition and patients care.
A Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Dorai has also served on the Board of Directors of the Hawaii ACEP chapter. In Hawaii she also worked with emergency medicine residents and developed curriculum as Director of the Rural and Tropical Medicine EM rotation. More recently she has served as an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Texas A&M University College of Medicine.
Dorai earned her bachelor’s degree from New York University and her medical degree from the Saba University School of Medicine. She went on to serve as a general surgery intern at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia before completing her emergency medicine residency the Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, PA, where she received the Clinical Excellence Award.
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About Emergency Service Partners
Founded in 1988, Emergency Service Partners is a physician-owned practice management group specializing in hospital emergency departments (EDs), serving more than 35 EDs across Texas. In addition, ESP provides pulmonary, intensive care, sleep medicine, hospitalist, and ob/gyn hospitalist services in Central Texas. ESP owns and operates Five Star ER, a group of freestanding emergency centers in the Austin area. In January 2017, ESP became a founding partner of US Acute Care Solutions, the national leader in physician-owned emergency medicine, hospitalist and observation services, and now operates as USACS Southwest.