Michael N. Brant-Zawadzki, M.D., F.A.C.R.

  • Vice President of Clinical Research Administration, CATALiST and Addiction Services

Michael Brant-Zawadzki, M.D., F.A.C.R. is currently the Vice President of Clinical Research Administration, Center for Accelerating Technology and Life Sciences Translation (CATALiST), and Addiction Services at Hoag Hospital. Formerly, he was Hoag’s Senior Physician Executive, facilitating business and strategic relationships with specialist clinicians, overseeing a platform for programmatic care that integrates specialized services with population health. He also served as Executive Medical Director of the Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute, where he held the Sandi and Ron Simon Endowed Chair, helping Hoag transform health care strategy, focusing it on specific health conditions using a program-driven, physician-led, multidisciplinary team approach, measured by patient-focused outcomes.

Dr. Brant-Zawadzki has a BA from Stanford, and earned his MD from the University of Cincinnati, graduating first in his class. He trained in diagnostic radiology and in interventional neuroradiology at Stanford. He spent six years in the Department of Radiology at UCSF; he also held an Adjunct Professorship at Stanford until 2023.
Dr. Brant-Zawadzki has authored over 250 papers and numerous textbooks, serves on a variety of editorial boards for professional journals, and has served on numerous professional organization boards and committees. He lectures internationally. He is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology and a Gold Medal recipient from the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and the American Society of Neuroradiology.

He earned the Certificate in Leadership for Health Care Transformation from UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business. He also is a founder of, and consultant to, a number of companies in the biotech and radiology fields.