Sapan S. Desai, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS is a board-certified vascular surgeon based in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Desai obtained his MD and PhD at the University of Illinois after completing college in under a year. He then went on to complete his general surgery training at Duke University, where he stayed on as faculty. Dr. Desai subsequently completed his MBA, and then went on to complete his vascular surgery fellowship at the University of Texas at Houston. He was formerly the Vice Chairman for Research and Director of Quality at Southern Illinois University, and ran a successful lean six sigma performance improvement team at a large hospital system in Chicago.
Dr. Desai is also the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Surgisphere Corporation, an ISO 27001 certified healthcare data analytics company. Surgisphere works with more than 1,200 healthcare institutions around the world, using its #1 ranked machine learning-powered healthcare data analytics platform to help hospitals deliver high quality healthcare for a more affordable price. As a public service organization, Surgisphere is dedicated to using high quality big data combined with industry leading machine learning to transform the delivery of healthcare.