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Dr. Bryan Hartley on the BackTable Innovation Podcast

Dr. Bryan Hartley

Interventional Radiologist

Dr. Bryan Hartley is a practicing radiologist, host of the BackTable Innovation series, and co-founder of Pulmera in Palo Alto, CA.

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About Dr. Bryan Hartley

Dr. Hartley is a radiologist, a medtech entrepreneur and a host of Backtable's innovation series. He completed a residency in diagnostic radiology and fellowship in IR at Vanderbilt before attending the Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellowship in 2017-18. His training at Stanford focused on developing the next generation of medical technology using a needs-based approach. Soon after Biodesign, Dr. Hartley co-founded Pulmera, a startup developing novel imaging technology to improve the diagnosis of early stage lung cancer. Currently, Dr. Hartley is an attending in cardiothoracic and abdominal imaging at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Podcasts Featuring Dr. Bryan Hartley

Episode #76

Innovation

In this episode of the BackTable Innovation Podcast, host Dr. Bryan Hartley interviews Dr. Stephen Pomeranz, founder and CEO of ProScan Imaging, co-founder of Medality (formerly MRI Online), and a pioneering radiologist in MRI technology. This is the second part of a two-episode series on ProScan.

Episode #75

Innovation

This episode of the Back Table Podcast features Dr. Stephen Pomeranz, a trailblazing radiologist who shares his journey from taking over a struggling medical practice to founding ProScan Imaging, one of the leading imaging centers in the country.

Episode #74

Innovation

In this episode, host Dr. Bryan Hartley takes us on a deep dive into the origin story and mission of Pulmera, a medtech company dedicated to transforming the field of bronchoscopic lung cancer diagnosis by retrofitting existing fluoroscopy machines into cone beam CT-like scanners. Dr. Hartley is a vascular and interventional radiologist and co-founded Pulmera, alongside interventional pulmonologist Dr. Harmeet Bedi at Stanford.

Episode #68

Innovation

In this episode, interventional radiologist Dr. Bryan Hartley interviews Dr. Woojin Kim, a musculoskeletal radiologist and serial entrepreneur. Dr. Kim is a musculoskeletal (MSK) radiologist with a background in imaging informatics and a founder of three companies. He outlines his journey, from his early life as an immigrant in the US to his entrepreneurial successes in the field of radiology.

Episode #63

Innovation

In this episode, hosts Dr. Aaron Fritts and Dr. Bryan Hartley interview Scott Becker, founder and publisher of Becker’s Healthcare, a media company dedicated to serving the specialized interests of healthcare leaders.

Episode #53

Innovation

In this episode, host Dr. Bryan Hartley interviews Rishi Nayyar, co-founder and CEO of PocketHealth, the first patient-centered medical image exchange platform.

Episode #51

Innovation

In this episode, host Dr. Bryan Hartley interviews head and neck surgeon and entrepreneur Dr. Alex Langerman about the story of his startup, ExplORer Surgical and his idea generation advice for physician-innovators.

Episode #37

Innovation

In this episode, Dr. Bryan Hartley interviews cardiothoracic radiologist Dr. Amit Gupta about his involvement in artificial intelligence (AI), what it takes to build and implement an AI algorithm, and how radiologists can empower themselves to lead the clinical aspects of this revolution.

Episode #30

Innovation

In this special host episode, Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews the BackTable Innovation co-hosts Eric Gantwerker and Bryan Hartley about their own entrepreneurial journeys, lessons along the way, and what we've learned from our amazing guests thus far. Dr. Gantwerker describes his interest and experiences in gamified learning, and Dr. Hartley shares about his experience in the Stanford Biodesign fellowship. Tune in to hear more about our hosts!

Episode #28

Innovation

Radiation oncologist Dr. James Mitchell joins the BackTable Innovation podcast to discuss the development and acquisition of his medical devices; first, an integrated needle/guidewire system called Redsmith, and then a smart vascular access port called Oncodisc.

Episode #26

Innovation

Dr. Eric Eskioglu, neurosurgeon and Chief Medical Officer of Novant Health, tells us about how his organization stays forward-thinking in artificial intelligence (AI) developments.

Episode #25

Innovation

To close our BackTable Innovation series on NeuWave, we invited Laura King and Dr. Fred Lee to speak about growing their medical device company through various stages, from Series A funding to acquisition by Johnson & Johnson.

Episode #24

Innovation

We talk with electrical engineering professor Dr. Dan van der Weide and interventional radiologist Dr. Fred Lee about the lessons they learned in the early stages of founding their microwave ablation device company, including challenges with early teams and equity.

Episode #23

Innovation

This is the first episode of a 3-part series on the origin, rise, and acquisition of NeuWave Medical, Inc., a medical device company focused on microwave ablation. In this first installment, we interview co-founder Dr. Fred Lee about his vision for starting the company. Dr. Lee takes us through his family history that shaped his identity as an innovator. His father was involved in the development of cryoablation as a treatment for prostate cancer, which inspired him to find applications for ablation in other types of cancer.

Episode #22

Innovation

We talk with interventional cardiologist Dr. Gary Ansel about his career in medical device innovation, including the development of the Ansel Guiding Sheath and the Pounce Thrombectomy System (which was recently acquired by Surmodics, Inc.).

Episode #14

Innovation

Interventional radiologist and entrepreneur Bob Smouse joins us to discuss his journey through the development of the ConvertX nephroureteral and biliary stent system and Merit Medical Systems, Inc.'s recent acquisition of his company.

Episode #12

Innovation

We talk with anesthesiologist and venture capitalist Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas about the mechanics of fundraising from both the entrepreneur and the investor side.

Episode #10

Innovation

We talk with Vascular Surgeon John Martin about his entrepreneurial journey to becoming CMO of Butterfly Network, Inc., and their mission to revolutionize medical imaging and medical education.

Episode #9

Innovation

We talk with Dr. David Liu about the life cycle of innovation projects, developing ideas strategically, and his mentorship work with Creative Destruction Lab.

Episode #8

Innovation

Bryan Hartley talks with physician entrepreneur Dr. Mahmood Razavi about the essential elements of successfully starting a medtech company, as well as pitfalls to avoid.

Episode #7

Innovation

Bryan Hartley talks with Neurosurgeon Dr. Chris Mansi about the origin story of Viz.ai, a company using Artificial Intelligence to Shorten Time to Treatment and Improve Access to Care for Stroke Patients.

Episode #6

Innovation

We talk with Interventional Radiologist and Philips Chief Medical Officer Atul Gupta about his path from the interventional suite to the boardroom, and how physicians can work with device companies to innovate and make big impact changes in healthcare.

Episode #5

Innovation

Dr. Julio Palmaz talks with Dr. Bryan Hartley 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. Don't miss this one!

Episode #4

Innovation

In this special Innovation episode, Dr. Aravind Arepally tells us the stories behind what inspires him to shoot for big impact projects, how he built a startup device company with Jim Chomas, and the importance of working with people who give you energy and challenge you.

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Podcasts

ProScan’s Path: Medical Expertise to Business Success Part 2 with Dr. Stephen Pomeranz on the BackTable Innovation Podcast)
ProScan’s Path: Medical Expertise to Business Success Part 1 with Dr. Stephen Pomeranz on the BackTable Innovation Podcast)
Pulmera’s Journey From Concept to Clinical Impact with Dr. Bryan Hartley on the BackTable Innovation Podcast)
Transforming Radiology with Workflow Solutions with Dr. Woojin Kim on the BackTable Innovation Podcast)
Empowering Patients Through Image Sharing: The PocketHealth Story with Rishi Nayyar on the BackTable Innovation Podcast)
Evolution of Healthcare Media with Scott Becker on the BackTable Innovation Podcast)

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