Bio

Bio


Dr. Rajiv Doshi serves as the Executive Director (US) of Stanford-India Biodesign and is also a Consulting Associate Professor of Medicine at Stanford University. The goal of Stanford-India Biodesign is to train the next generation of medical technology innovators in India. Funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, the program is a first of its kind collaboration between Stanford University, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
Dr. Doshi is also the Founder and CEO of Piper Biosciences, a Bay Area startup that is developing products that help manage chronic medical conditions through the integration of medically-proven dietary supplements with digital lifestyle modification.
Dr. Doshi has served as an advisor to LUNAR Design/McKinsey & Co. since 2001, helping to guide foundations and medical technology companies in the creation of new medical products for India.
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).
Dr. Doshi has roughly 70 US and international patents issued or pending in the fields of pulmonary medicine, cardiology, general surgery, sleep medicine and wound care. In 2012, Dr. Doshi was named by Forbes India as one of the top 18 Indian scientists who are changing the world. He is also the recipient of the Soros Fellowship.

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Executive Director (US), Stanford-India Biodesign (2007 - Present)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Founder, CEO, Piper Biosciences, Inc. (2015 - Present)
  • Sr. Advisor, Global Life Sciences, LUNAR Design/McKinsey & Co. (2001 - Present)
  • Member, Board of Directors, TEAMFund (Impact Investment Fund) (2015 - Present)
  • Founder, CEO, LightSide MD, LLC (2013 - Present)
  • Founder, CEO, CSO, Ventus Medical, Inc. (2005 - 2013)
  • Principal, De Novo Ventures (2003 - 2005)

Professional Education


  • MD, Stanford University (2001)
  • MS, Stanford University, Biomechanical Engineering (1998)
  • BS, Stanford University, Chemical Engineering (1994)

Community and International Work


  • Advisor-Indian National Biodesign Alliance, Delhi, India

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

  • Advisor-Center for Healthcare Entrepreneurship-IIT Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


Health technology innovation