Dr. Bryan Hartley on the BackTable Podcast

Dr. Bryan Hartley

Interventional Radiologist

Dr. Bryan Hartley is an Interventional Radiologist and co-founder of Pulmera in Palo Alto, CA


Practice Building, Innovation

About Dr. Hartley

Dr. Hartley is a graduate of Vanderbilt’s diagnostic radiology residency and IR fellowship programs. Currently a clinical instructor and a Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellow, Dr. Hartley is heavily invested in medical innovation, entrepreneurship, and passing his expertise on to his IR peers.

Podcasts Featuring Dr. Hartley

Ep. 114

Origin Story of the Palmaz Stent

Dr. Julio Palmaz talks about where he got the idea for the first commercially-available vascular stent, how he developed it working in his garage, and persevered despite repeated rejections to take it to market.


Ep. 112

Shooting For Big Projects

In this special Innovation episode, Dr. Aravind Arepally tells us the stories behind what inspires him to shoot for big impact projects and how he built a startup device company with Jim Chomas.


Ep. 105

A Career of Innovation

Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) President Dr. Michael Dake tells us stories of the Aortic and Endovascular Innovations he participated in throughout various stages in his career.


Ep. 100

Why Dr. Rusty Hofmann Built an Innovative Digital Health Company

Bryan Hartley talks with Lawrence "Rusty" Hofmann MD about his experiences in device and digital health innovation, including the inspiring story behind building the Grand Rounds digital health platform.


Ep. 95

Needs Driven Innovation

Interventional Cardiologist Todd Brinton tells us about his experiences in device innovation, including the pearls that come from failing, and the ability to pivot as a predictor of success.


Ep. 04

Amplatzer Plugs vs. Coils in Splenic Trauma

The pros and cons of using coils and/or vascular plugs for splenic trauma.


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