Leadership

We are surgeons, data scientists, and AI engineers who are passionate about addressing unmet challenges in healthcare by utilizing the latest technology with proven scientific approaches.

Patrick Cheng - Chief Executive Officer, eKare

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Patrick Cheng

CEO

Patrick Cheng is Biomedical Engineer turned entrepreneur. Before starting eKare, Patrick was Technology Commercialization Officer at the Sheikh Zayed Institute (SZI) for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. Prior to that, he conducted R&D in the field of minimally invasive and image‐guide surgery. Patrick received MBA from Georgetown University, MS in Biomedical Engineering with focus on medical imaging and image analysis from the University of Iowa, and BS in Biomedical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Patrick Cheng

Chief Executive Officer
Kyle Wu - Chief Medical Officer, eKare

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Kyle Wu

CMO

Dr. Kyle Wu is a physician entrepreneur with a special interest in medtech. Dr. Wu received surgical training at the Georgetown University Hospital. He later joined the prestigious Innovation Fellowship at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC where he spearheaded the project that ultimately paved way to the founding of eKare Inc. Dr. Wu received MD/MBA degrees from Columbia University and BS in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. He has numerous peer‐reviewed publications in the fields of optics, imaging, and robotic surgery.

Kyle Wu

Chief Medical Officer
Özgür Güler - Chief Technology Officer, eKare

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Özgür Güler

CTO

Özgür Güler is an imaging scientist specializing in 3D wound imaging and computer vision. Prior to eKare, he was a researcher at the Sheikh Zayed Institute (SZI) for Pediatric Surgical Innovation in Washington DC, where he developed the segmentation and classification algorithms that laid the groundwork of the eKare inSight system. Dr. Güler received his PhD from the Medical University Innsbruck in Austria with focus on image‐guided diagnosis and therapy, MS in Computer Science with focus on image‐guided surgery and BS in Computer Science from Leopold‐Franzens University Innsbruck.

Özgür Güler

Chief Technology Officer
Brian Mcmanus - Director, Clinical Operations, eKare

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Brian McManus

As the Director of Clinical Research Operations, Brian McManus in invested in working with others to collect the cleanest data possible for clinical trials. Prior to joining the eKare team, Brian spent nearly 15 years administering research studies across the US and Europe. During this time, he also managed a wound imaging core lab for a multitude of studies with a focus of streamlining data collection processes.

Brian McManus

Director, Clinical Operations
Adil Alaoui – VP, Health Informatics, eKare

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ADIL ALAOUI

SVP, DATA SCIENCE

 

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ADIL ALAOUI

VP, Health Informatics
Anthony Pinto – VP, Business Development, eKare

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Anthony Pinto

 

Anthony Pinto is a customer success leader focused on the customer journey – from the sales process through implementation and post install success. Prior to joining eKare in 2017, Anthony spent 9 years with SigmaCare (now MatrixCare), creating and building their customer success organization that focused on both retention and growth in the EHR space. He was responsible for year over year retention rates near 98%, contributing to significant value creation and the eventual sale of the company. Anthony is a graduate of American University, with a BA in Criminal Justice.

Anthony Pinto

VP, Business Development
Emmanuel Wilson - Director, Operations, eKare

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EMMANUEL WILSON

DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS

Emmanuel Wilson is a Biomedical Engineer by training with a keen focus on customer support and logistics since joining eKare in 2016. Prior to this, he was at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at the National Children’s Hospital as a staff scientist, where he developed and tested tools for minimally invasive surgery and computer-assisted interventions. Emmanuel received his MS in Biomedical Engineering from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

EMMANUEL WILSON

DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS
Dendy Young - Chairman of the Board, eKare

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DENDY YOUNG

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

 

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DENDY YOUNG

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Scientific Advisory Board

J.P. HONG, MD, PHD

J.P. HONG, MD, PHD

Professor of Plastic Surgery
Asan Medical Center,
University of Ulsan

PAUL J KIM, DPM, MS

PAUL J KIM, DPM, MS

Professor, Dept. of Plastic Surgery & Orthopedic Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Medical Director of Wound Program
William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital

ROBERT S KIRSNER, M.D., PHD

ROBERT S KIRSNER, M.D., PHD

Chairman and Harvey Blank Professor
Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous
Surgery
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

JOHN C LANTIS, MD

JOHN C LANTIS, MD

Vice Chair, Dept. of Surgery
Chief, Division of Vascular/Endovascular Surgery
Mount Sinai St Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals

LAWRENCE LAVERY, D.P.M.

LAWRENCE LAVERY, D.P.M.

Professor
Plastic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center

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