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Dr. Dan Riskin

Founder and Chief Executive Officer


Dan Riskin, MD, MBA, FACS is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Verantos and previously held positions as Founder and CEO of Health Fidelity and Special Projects Consultant at Apple. He is Adjunct Professor of Surgery and Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Informatics Research at Stanford University.

Dan is an expert in healthcare artificial intelligence and successful serial entrepreneur. Products he has developed and commercialized influence the care of millions of patients annually. He has spoken on medical technology at FDA, CMS, NASA, DARPA, NSF, and NIH. His contributions in data-driven healthcare have been featured in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and other leading media. Dan served on the Obama Healthcare Policy Committee and testified before Congress on the 21st Century Cures Initiative.

Dan’s medical credentials include a MD from Boston University, residency in surgery at UCLA, and fellowship in critical care and acute care surgery at Stanford University. He is board-certified in four specialties, including surgery, critical care, palliative care, and clinical informatics. His business training includes a MBA with a focus in bioinformatics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


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