Krisda Chaiyachati, MD, MPH is the Physician Lead for Value-Based Care and Innovation for Verily Health Platforms at Verily, an Alphabet company and formerly Google Life Sciences, a division of Google X. He is a physician executive with extensive background in health care innovation, digital health technology, epidemiology, and health policy. His career has been focused on making health care more equitable and accessible for patients and reimagining clinician-patient interactions with the support of telemedicine, artificial intelligence, or facilitated self-service pathways to improve the efficiency of care delivery. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed articles and is a co-author of an upcoming book, Seems Like a Good Idea: Evidence-Based Innovation in Medical Care Delivery and Financing.
Prior to Verily, Dr. Chaiyachati held leadership roles at the University of Pennsylvania Health System as the Medical Director for Penn Medicine OnDemand Virtual Care, the Medical Director for PennOpen Pass, and the Director for the Leonard Davis Institute-Penn Medicine Research Laboratory.
Dr. Chaiyachati completed his internal medicine training in Yale’s Primary Care Residency Program where he served as a chief resident. In addition to his medical degree from the University of Michigan, Dr. Chaiyachati holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health, and a Master’s degree in Health Policy Research from the University of Pennsylvania as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar.