Shez Partovi, MD
by Jasmine Batchelor
April 24, 2019
World Wide Lead, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Genomics,
Amazon Web Services
Partovi obtained his medical degree from the prestigious McGill University, in Montreal, Canada and completed his neuroradiology subspecialty training at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. His undergraduate program was in a combination of Life Sciences and Computer Science. He is a serial entrepreneur and has launched a number of health IT companies, one of which was a telehealth company built on AWS. After a decade of clinical practice, Dr. Partovi transitioned into an executive role at the 4th largest health system in the US, where he served as its Chief Digital Officer/SVP of Digital Transformation. Dr. Partovi joined Amazon Web Services in 2018 as the Worldwide lead for Healthcare, Life Sciences and Genomics.