Yair Safriel, MD

Yair Safriel, MD

Chief Medical Officer at Pharmascan, LLC

Dr. Yair Safriel is the Chief Medical Officer at Pharmascan LLC: a contract research organization and consulting firm that specializes in radiology as it relates to novel drugs and devices. In this role, he has been involved in the launch of several blockbuster devices and drugs for both multinationals and startups. Dr. Safriel still maintains a practice as a spine and neuroradiologist and is Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of South Florida Affiliated Programs. He holds board certifications in Neuroradiology and Radiology.

Dr. Safriel earned his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He completed his radiology residency at the State University of New York at Brooklyn, a Neuroradiology fellowship at Yale University and a Fellowship in Clinical Trials with the American College of Radiology and National Institutes of Health. He has authored numerous publications and is a reviewer for the Skeletal Radiology1 and European Radiology. His professional memberships include the American Society of Neuroradiology, the Radiological Society of North America, and the American College Radiology.