Gregg Adams, MD, FACS
Dr. Adams is the Chairman of the the Department of General Surgery at the Santa Clara Medical Center, San Jose, CA and a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery (affiliated) at Stanford University, School of Medicine. He received his medical school training at Oregon Health & Sciences University. He completed a residency in Pediatrics at Oregon Health & Sciences University and a residency in General Surgery at Stanford Hospital and Clinics.
Eric Collisson, MD
Dr. Collisson is on faculty as a Medical Oncologist at the University of California San Francisco and is a practicing physician at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs hospital. He is an expert in gastrointestinal malignancies and the use of molecular tests to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Dr. Collisson graduated from the University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, completed his Internal Medicine residency at Stanford Hospital and Clinics and his Medical Oncology fellowship at the University of California San Francisco.
Arlene Hoffman, DPM, PhD
Dr. Hoffman is a Clinical Professor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Western University of Health Sciences and is internationally known for her clinical expertise in non-surgical solutions for the treatment of podiatric problems. Dr. Hoffman is a founding board trustee of the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Podiatric Medicine; fellow and former trustee of the American College of foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine and the American Society of Podiatric Medicine, and fellow of the American Professional Wound Care Association. She works in private practice in San Francisco and is on staff at California Pacific Medical Center.
Jon-Erik Holty, MD, MS
Dr. Holty is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Stanford Hospital and Clinics and an Adjunct Associate at the Center for Health Policy and Primary Care Outcomes Research, Stanford University. He received his medical training at Columbia University, Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Holty completed his residency in Internal Medicine, his fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care, and his advanced fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Stanford Hospital and Clinics. While at Stanford, he also earned a Master’s in Health Services Research.
Andrew Lasher, MD
Dr. Lasher is the Director of Palliative Medicine and Vice-Chairman of Internal Medicine at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, CA. He received his medical training from the University of Texas Southwestern. Dr. Lasher completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Stanford Hospital and Clinics, and a fellowship in Palliative Medicine at Stanford Hospital and Clinics and the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs hospital. He is the co-author of The End of Life Handbook, a practical guide for families of seriously ill patients.
Danil V. Makarov, MD, MHS
Dr. Makarov is a urologist focused on caring for men with prostate cancer and a health services researcher interested in the cost and quality of care for men with prostate cancer, especially as they are affected by the adoption of new medical technology. He is an Assistant Professor of Urology at the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, where he is Director of Urologic Health Services Research, and Assistant Professor of Health Policy at the NYU Wagner School of Public Service. Dr. Makarov is also a faculty member at NYU’s Section on Value and Effectiveness. He received his medical degree and finished his urology training at Johns Hopkins University and earned a Master’s degree in Health Sciences at Yale University while there as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar.
Anisha Patel, MD
Dr. Patel is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco. She is a practicing pediatrician and performs research on childhood obesity and chronic disease prevention. Dr. Patel earned a medical degree at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and completed a residency at Stanford Hospital and Clinics. She was Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of California Los Angeles and a post-doctoral fellow in the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California San Francisco.
Elan Rubinstein, PharmD, MPH
Dr. Rubinstein is a management consultant, with focus on marketing, business development and strategy related to pharmaceuticals. Operating as EB Rubinstein Associates since 1989, he serves manufacturers, channels of distribution, managers of pharmacy benefits, self-insured employers and startups. Dr. Rubinstein was awarded a pharmacy doctorate by the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, and completed a post-doctoral residency program at University of California at San Francisco. He was awarded a masters in public health (health services administration) by the University of California at Los Angeles.
Bimal Shah, MD, MBA
Dr. Shah is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine and the Duke Clinical Research Institute at Duke University and is currently the Director for Quality Improvement in the Department of Medicine and for the Duke Heart Center. He received his medical school training at Duke University, where he also earned a Master’s in Business Administration. Dr. Shah completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Stanford Hospitals and Clinics and his General Cardiology fellowship at Duke University. Previously, he worked as a management consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton.
Michael Shuler, MD
Dr Shuler is a hand and upper extremity surgeon at Athens Orthopedic Clinic in Athens, GA. He is a clinical faculty member at the Georgia Health Sciences University and is active in clinical research including disorders of the hand and upper extremity as well as acute compartment syndrome (ASC). He is part of an active grant from the Department of Defense to explore non-invasive monitoring for ACS. Dr Shuler graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He trained at Emory University in Orthopedic Surgery and completed a hand and microsurgery fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery with additional qualifications in Surgery of the Hand.
Christopher L. Tebbit, MD
Dr. Tebbit is an otolaryngologist, head and neck surgeon with Charlotte Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Tebbit received his medical school training at Duke University, completed his internship with the general surgery program at Rush Presbyterian St Luke’s Medical Center/ Cook County Hospital, and graduated his otolaryngology residency at Duke University. While a resident at Duke, Dr Tebbit also completed a surgical oncology research fellowship, focused on discovery of tumor specific targets for therapeutic intervention. Dr. Tebbit practices comprehensive otolaryngology, specializing in otologic, rhinologic and laryngologic diseases of adults and children.
Elizabeth Verner-Cole, MD
Dr. Verner-Cole, is a fellow in vitreoretinal surgery at the Oregon Health & Sciences University. She received her medical school training at the University of Texas-Houston Medical School. She completed her internship at The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, and her ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Houston. Dr. Verner-Cole completed a year-long fellowship in Ophthalmic Pathology at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.
John Vorhies, MD
Dr. Vorhies is a Resident in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Stanford Hospital. He received his medical training st Stanford University School of Medicine with a concentration in Health Research and Policy. His research includes work on how legislation affects national surgical complication rates and post-operative length of stay and readmission rates for hip and knee arthroplasty.