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Lessons from a Career as a Physician Entrepreneur

With Frederick St. Goar, MD

About Frederick St. Goar, MD

Dr. Frederick St. Goar is a cardiology specialist, physician inventor, and entrepreneur. He currently serves as vice chairman of the board of the Fogarty Institute in Mountain View, CA. Don’t miss this recent spotlight on Dr. St. Goar from the Fogarty Institute.

His career was jump-started at Stanford when he joined Dr. Paul Yock in working on intravascular ultrasound imaging. Subsequently he became involved in launching Heartport. He invented the minimally invasive MitraClip system, co-founding Evalve. He consults for several established medical device companies and is active in the Stanford Biodesign program as well as the Fogarty Institute.

Dr. St. Goar has over 36 years of experience in the field; he graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed a residency at Stanford University Medical Center. He currently practices at Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists and is affiliated with medical facilities such as El Camino Hospital Mountain View Campus and Mills-Peninsula Medical Center.