Thomas M. Krummel, MD


Thomas M. Krummel, M.D.

Director and Chief Medical Advisor

Dr. Krummel is the Emile Holman Professor and Chair Emeritus of the Department of Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine, and a Venture Partner of Santé Ventures. Dr. Krummel is the recipient of the William E. Ladd Medal for 2020, the highest honor nationwide in pediatric surgery. In addition to his role as Chairman of Surgery, Dr. Krummel served for more than 20 years as Susan B. Ford Surgeon-in-Chief at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, and as Co-Director of Stanford’s Biodesign Innovation Program. Dr. Krummel currently serves as Chairman of Fogarty Innovation, and serves on numerous boards of directors, including California Water Services, Eclipse Regenesis, Fogarty Institute for Innovation, IRCAD-U at the Strasbourg Institute of Image-Guided Surgery, Morgridge Institute for Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, NewGen Surgical, and ULink.

As a testament to his accomplishments within the medical practice of surgery, Dr. Krummel has served in leadership positions across several leading societies, including the American College of Surgeons, the American Surgical Association, the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and the American Pediatric Surgical Association.

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