Dr. Fred St. Goar serves as a Medical Advisor to Avive Solutions. He is known as a an active participant in the medical device industry, and was part of the founding teams at Evalve (acq. by Abbott) and Heartport (acq by Johnson & Johnson). Dr. St. Goar is still a practicing interventional cardiologist at El Camino Hospital and serves as the Medical Director of the Norma Melchor Heart and Vascular Institute based at El Camino. He also serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board at the Fogarty Institute for Innovation. Dr. St. Goar received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and completed his medical and cardiology training at Stanford University.