Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs, MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Gregory J. Argyros, MD, FCCP, serves as senior vice president of Medical Affairs/chief medical officer at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, providing overall clinical leadership and oversight. His key responsibilities include quality of care, medical education and research.
Prior to his arrival at MedStar Health in 2012, Dr. Argyros spent 25 years in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Army, most recently serving as chief of Medicine at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and director of Education, Training and Research for the Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical. In these roles, Dr. Argyros was responsible for ensuring the successful merge of Walter Reed and the National Naval Medical Center.
Dr. Argyros graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his internal medicine residency at Walter Reed, and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Argyros also completed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Walter Reed.
Dr. Argyros is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine, and a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. He was named a Master of the American College of Physicians (ACP) in 2012, an honor presented to physicians who demonstrate personal character, positions of honor, contributions towards furthering the purposes of the ACP, eminence in practice or in medical research, or other attainments in science or in the art of medicine.
A number of scholarly medical journals have published Dr. Argyros’ work and research, including the Teaching and Learning in Medicine, CHEST Journal (official publication of the American College of Chest Physicians), British Journal of Sports Medicine, and American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.