Executive Director US, Stanford-India Biodesign
Consulting Assistant Professor
Dr. Rajiv Doshi serves as the Executive Director (US) of Stanford-India Biodesign and is also a Consulting Assistant Professor of Medicine.
Dr. Doshi’s research and teaching interests involve medical technology innovation for emerging markets, with a particular focus on India. Dr. Doshi has served as an advisor to the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India since the Stanford-India Biodesign program began in 2007. He also has advised foundations and medical technology companies in crafting strategies to create new medical products for India. In 2012, he was named by Forbes India as one of the top 18 Indian scientists who are changing the world.
Dr. Doshi serves as a Sr. Advisor to LUNAR Design, where he co-directs the emerging markets medical technology practice. In this role, Dr. Doshi advises companies how to identify unmet clinical needs in India and how to create appropriate solutions to those needs.
Dr. Doshi previously founded Ventus Medical, where he served as its first Chief Executive Officer and later as its Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. Doshi is the inventor of the core technology of Ventus Medical’s products: for obstructive sleep apnea (Provent Sleep Apnea Therapy) and snoring (Theravent Snoring Therapy). These products have received several major international design awards, including the IDEA Gold Award, The Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award, and the Medical Device Excellence Awards.
Prior to founding Ventus Medical, he was a Principal at De Novo Ventures. Dr. Doshi has taught medical device design courses at Stanford since 2000 and has roughly 70 US and international patents issued or pending.
Dr. Doshi holds a BS in Chemical Engineering, an MS in Biomechanical Engineering and an MD, all from Stanford University where he was a Soros Fellow.
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Cardiovascular Medicine, Medical Device Design