Improving door-to-needle time with the world’s first FDA 510(k) cleared, portable MRI scanner

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Improving door-to-needle time with the world’s first FDA 510(k) cleared, portable MRI scanner

Interview with Khan M. Siddiqui, MD Chief Medical Officer & Chief Strategy Officer at Hyperfine
October 7, 2022

Improving door-to-needle time with the world’s first FDA 510(k) cleared, portable MRI scanner

Episode # 35

Title: Interview with Khan M. Siddiqui, MD Chief Medical Officer & Chief Strategy Officer at Hyperfine

Our Guest: 

Dr. Siddiqui is a serial entrepreneur, a radiologist and currently the Chief Medical and Chief Strategy Officer of Hyperfine, Inc. that has created the world’s first FDA 510(k) cleared, portable MRI scanner. Prior to Hyperfine, Dr. Siddiqui founded higi, Inc. – a consumer health technology company – that was acquired by Babylon Health. Higi stations are deployed in over 12,000 locations globally with over 60 million patients on the platform and has virtual clinical care network in 50 states.  Prior to founding higi, Dr. Siddiqui was a Physician Executive at Microsoft where he was responsible for platform engineering and AI for the health solutions group.

Dr. Siddiqui holds dozens of patents for technology in areas of deep learning, AI, image processing, data visualization, MR imaging as well as secure patient information handling and health records. His focus has been to use the advances in technology – namely computing power, microelectronics, connectivity, big data, and AI to democratize technologies in healthcare to make solutions better, smaller, cheaper, and more accessible to clinicians and patients globally. 

He is a graduate of the Aga Khan University Medical College in Pakistan, completed his training in Medicine at New York University, Radiology training at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA, along with his fellowship in the Imaging Informatics at University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD.

In his spare time, Dr. Siddiqui loves spending time with his family. He and his two sons can often be found exploring Chicago on bicycles in between painting and SCUBA diving.

Episode Mentions and Resources:

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The 4th Annual Stroke Survivors Symposium Thursday, Oct 27 2022 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM


Show Credits:

Music intro credit to Jake Dansereau, connect at JAKEEZo on Soundcloud @user-257386777.


Our intro welcome is the voice of Caroline Goggin, a stroke survivor and our first podcast guest! Please listen to her inspiring story on Episode 2 of the podcast. Thank you Caroline!

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