Fist Assist: The first renal failure medical wearable-Tej M. Singh, MD, MBA-08/22/2017 - 8:30am

Event Information
Event Topic: 
Fist Assist: The first renal failure medical wearable
Event Date: 
08/22/2017 - 8:30am
Event Location: 
Sunnyvale City Council Chambers- 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale
Speaker Information
Event Speaker: 
Tej M. Singh, MD, MBA
Event Speaker Title: 
CEO and President
Event Speaker Company: 
Fist Assist Devices, LLC
Event Speaker Bio: 

Dr. Tej Singh has researched arterial hemodynamics in response to increased and decreased flow over the last 30 years. He is boarded in both General and Vascular Surgery through the American Board of Surgery and over the last 15 years has been Founder and Chief of Vascular Surgery for 3 large multi-disciplinary vascular programs in Silicon Valley: Palo Alto Medical Foundation, El Camino Hospital, and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Throughout his career Dr. Singh has developed a vast knowledge of renal failure and vascular access procedures. Most recently he has also been focusing on his startup, Fist Assist Devices, LLC, to help improve fistula maturation via non-invasive external methods revolving around novel intellectual property on vein maturation.

Event Details
Event Details: 

Dr. Tej Singh, the creator of the Fist Assist device, will share his novel, external device to help mature fistulas for hemodialysis. The presentation will focus on the clinical problem, basic science research and development of the Fist Assist device as a simple, cost-saving renal failure wearable.