TeleMed2U is made up of industry leading clinical experts and technology leaders to deliver high quality specialty care to every patient.
AJ has more than 20 years of experience leading Healthcare Operations in the drugstore and specialty pharmacy environment. He currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of TeleMed2U where he leads the company’s Sales & Operations, Recruiting, Legal and Credentialing/Contracting teams. He collaborates closely with the Advisory Board on the development of clinical programs and future strategy to enhance convenient access to specialty medical care in various markets across the country.
Dr. Siddiqui co-founded TeleMed2U, where he serves as the Chief Medical Officer, and is the primary developer of clinical programs and strategy. He directs TeleMed2U’s extensive group of multi-specialty medical providers, and is instrumental in managing the operational and business development aspects of the practice. Dr. Siddiqui also practices inpatient and outpatient telemedicine as an Infectious Disease physician member of the group.
Sami is the Chief Business Officer at TeleMed2U overseeing the corporate objectives and commercial activity whilst driving the customer and brand experience. He is responsible for the company's product strategy, process improvement, and leads the sales and marketing function.
Sami joined TeleMed2U in December 2020 as our Chief Marketing Officer, and has been instrumental in shaping our digital footprint, aligning the various Brands under the TeleMed2U umbrella, and launching several key initiatives. Sami has more than 8 years of experience in building direct to consumer digital health brands. Sami earned his Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from the Glasgow Caledonian University and has extensive business experience that ranges from BAE Systems as a Design Engineer to being the Founder and CEO of Medzino Health prior to being acquired by TeleMed2U.
Divyansu Patel, MD is an Adult and Child & Adolescent board certified psychiatrist. He serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Behavioral Health, in which he oversees Behavioral Health Programs for Telemed2u. Dr. Patel was a co-founder of Biobehavioral Research of Austin in which he is principal Investigator for multiple clinical trial in different disease states in psychiatry. Dr. Patel provides asynchronous and synchronous treatment in outpatient clinic in Austin, TX.
Yarub has more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry, half of that time spent in strategic planning and delivery leadership roles where he imagined and built delivery practices across geographies. The other half spent leading solution teams at healthcare organizations like Kaiser Permanente, Providence Health & Services, CHOP, Mt. Sinai and others. He is a Technology enthusiast who has led Enterprise product development from the ground up leveraging transformational technologies in digital and cloud with expertise in delivering solutions and services from small to large scale production.
Greg Buchert, MD, MPH recently retired as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Shield of California’s Promise Health Plan that serves 500,000 members in Medi-Cal, Medicare and Dual Eligible programs in California. He formerly worked with Centene as the Chief Executive Officer that launched the company’s first Medicaid Managed Care Plan in California and later as Chief Medical Officer of HealthNet. His previous positions include work as a Principal Consultant with Health Management Associates, a national healthcare consulting firm, and as the Chief Operating Officer and Medical Director for CalOptima, a public managed care company for which he was a founding executive. Greg started his career as a Pediatric Emergency Physician serving in leadership positions at two children’s hospitals and as administrative director of a medical group.
Dr. Steven Schorer serves on the Advisory Board of TeleMed2U. He works closely with leadership to advise of the current and future strategy of the company. Dr. Schorer received his undergraduate degree in civil engineering from the University of California, Davis and his medical degree from Chicago Medical School. He trained in both Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, eventually completely his residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Chicago. He has worked as an emergency physician throughout the California, primarily in Sacramento, since 1994, and has served on the medical faculty at the University of California, Davis Medical Center. Dr. Schorer received his MBA from CSU Sacramento. Steve also has extensive experience as a healthcare consultant to the pharmaceutical and medical staffing industries.
Dr Kedem graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in 1991. After starting a few small businesses in New York City, he moved to Boston, Massachusetts to pursue premedical studies at Harvard, and research in genetics and gene sequencing at Harvard, Beth Israel. He left to attend medical school in the UK at the Cambridge Overseas Medical Program in 1998. Dr Kedem then completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in Stamford, Connecticut. After residency, he completed a fellowship in Hospital Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr Kedem has been working as an internist and academic hospitalist since 2007. He began working in the field of Telemedicine in 2018, and has been involved in patient care, supervising clinicians and writing and refining clinical protocols. Dr Kedem is published both in the Journal of Hospital Medicine and the Journal of Critical Care. A 2007 publication, which he authored, on chronic mesenteric ischemia, has led to a novel and accepted treatment for this condition.
Dr Kedem lives with his wife and daughter in Rhinebeck, New York where he works as a hospitalist and telemedicine practitioner. When not working, he enjoys drawing, reading and playing banjo.
Dr Mulligan is a tri-lingual, board-certified practicing pediatric emergency medicine physician and a nationally recognized Physician Executive with over 25 years of experience in health systems, academic and venture-backed entrepreneurial organizations. Her specific areas of expertise include strategy formulation, organizational transformation, operations improvement, where she advises health systems and policymakers about disruptive technologies and business models that accelerate transformation and constrain health expenditures.
Dr. Mulligan currently serves as the Telemedicine Director of Online Module Rural and Urban Underserved Medicine, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) KPCOM, and Founder of the NSU Institute for Child Health Policy.
She has held leadership positions in health care, government, research, and technology sectors to include that of Medical Director at Broward Health Pediatric Services and consulting Chief Medical Affairs Officer of MDLIVE. Consultancy roles have included the Department of Health and Human Services MCHB EMSC as Project Director, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy, Center for Disease Control, and Florida State Agency for Health Care Administration and Department of Health.
Jon Murphy is a management consultant with more than twenty years of Health Plan leadership experience including mission-critical roles for Blue Shield of CA, First Consulting Group, and Kaiser Permanente. His background includes management in sales operations, product strategy, customer service, claims processing, and new and renewing enrollment. Jon was the executive accountable for integrating a major California-based Health Plan back-office membership system with the Covered CA public exchange. Today, Jon is a Managing Director with ClearTurn Consulting, focused on enabling Health Plan clients to achieve their lofty goals. Jon holds a Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and he is an Eagle Scout. Jon’s personal passions include running, cooking, community involvement, and being a dedicated father to his two children.
Raj Chudasama serves on the TeleMed2U Advisory Board and provides strategic advice on key IT infrastructure and system development initiatives. Raj has more than 20 years of experience in building and deploying innovative products and e-commerce platforms, driving digital transformation to improve customer experiences and to accelerate company growth. Raj currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer at QuoteCenter, the fastest growing Home Depot company, where he is responsible for company-wide technology strategy, architecture, e-commerce platforms, data, and engineering practices. Previously, Raj successfully led the Digital transformation of both Home Depot’s B2C and B2B e-commerce platforms. Raj is also pursuing his MBA at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.
Sasha Vrajich is proud to support Telemed2U's strategy as an advisory board member. Sasha has more than 25 years of experience in the IT field leading transformational projects across various industries including telecom, healthcare, energy, and financial services. Currently Sasha is responsible for leading outcome based technology solutions for TEKsystems Global Services, specializing in IT outsourcing and digital transformation. His previous roles helped to impact efficiency and profitability for various global organizations including EMC, DXC, Capgemini, and CGI. In addition to holding several technology patents, Sasha studied Computer Science at The University of Texas in Austin and holds various industry accreditations from Microsoft, Amazon, ServiceNow, and PMI.
Dr. Sweet is a native Texan and attended The University ofTexas at Austin for undergraduate studies. He earned his Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health degrees at the University of Illinois and then did residency training at the prestigiousJohns Hopkins Hospital, Dr. Sweet came back to Austin, TX for specialized training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and has been in practice since2009. Dr. Sweet believes strongly in working with, and trainingPhysician Assistants to treat the behavioral health needs of adults, children and adolescents.
Dr. Haytoglu is a board-certified Endocrinology, Diabetes andMetabolism and Internal Medicine physician with over 20 years of clinical experience.
Dr. Haytoglu graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey’s top medical school in Ankara, Turkey in 1996 and completed his Internal Medicine specialty training at St. Barnabas Hospital / Weil Medical College of Cornell University in New York in 2000. Dr. Haytoglu then completed an Endocrinology post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center in 2002 and completed an advanced clinical fellowship in preventive cardiology in VA Boston HCS/ Harvard Medical School in 2003.
Dr. Haytoglu clinical expertise include state of the art diabetes and metabolic disorder management, including insulin pumps and continuous blood glucose management, lipid disorders, thyroid disease, thyroid cancer, osteoporosis, parathyroid and calcium metabolism disorders, hirsutism, androgen excess and Poly-Cystic Ovarian Syndrome and various hormonal disorders relating to pituitary, adrenal and gonadal glands.
Dr. Seigel is a board certified Endocrinologist. He completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at the University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2011 and 2013. Dr. Seigel was then in private practice in Seattle, WA for 4 years before moving to southern California in 2017 where he continued to work in private practice and became a certified instructor in Mindful Based Eating.
Dr. Seigel believes in a comprehensive approach to chronic illness, such as diabetes, and understands the importance of treating the whole person. As a diabetes specialist, he recognizes the day to day challenges of disease management that go beyond simple medical compliance. Outside of work, Dr. Seigel is an amateur photographer and enjoys exploring the beauty California has to offer.
Dr. Barry Shibuya is a board-certified Rheumatologist practicing in both California and Hawaii with over 15 years of experience. He received his medical degree from the University of Hawaii in Internal Medicine and completed his fellowship in Rheumatology at the University of Southern California. Dr. Shibuya specializes in treating arthritis, osteoporosis, and related autoimmune diseases. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Integrative & Holistic medicine, which has greatly influenced his philosophy of care. He educates his patients with his "S.E.N.S.E."-ible approach– combining the best of western and preventive medicine though a lifestyle management method to manage chronic diseases with less medications through Stress Management, Exercise, Nutrition, Sleep and (positive, supportive social) Engagements. In his personal time, he enjoys listening to music, traveling, and spending time with family.
Nikhil brings over 15 years of experience from enterprise software and management consulting, holding various leadership roles for large global consulting companies including IBM, Fujitsu, KPIT and Birlasoft. Nikhil serves as the Head of Technology at TeleMed2U and is responsible for driving TeleMed2U’s innovative technology offerings to improve patient care and for developing strategies to bridge the gap between traditional and next generation telehealth products.
Tia has over 15 years of experience in healthcare and Emergency Services. Tia oversees inpatient and outpatient clinical operations at TeleMed2U. She serves as a liaison for physician and client communication for synchronous and asynchronous service delivery.
Jessica has worked with Dr. Sweet and Dr. Patel since 2009 and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. As the Director of Clinical Operations, she coordinates with all BH team members to ensure timely delivery of high quality care. Her dedication to TeleMed2U and its patients has allowed us to continue to provide much needed behavioral health services.
Jessica Haskins, PharmD, AAHIVP serves as the Senior Director of Sales Operations and Strategy for Telemed2u. Dr. Haskins earned her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, and she did her post-doctoral residency at the University of Texas at Austin. She has helped scale clinical programs for pharmacy in infectious disease, cardiology, inflammatory conditions, oncology, organ transplant, endocrinology, neurology, and gastroenterology. Dr. Haskins has practiced pharmacy for 18 years in clinical and retail pharmacy settings and teaches at the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy.
Stacy is responsible for seeking, qualifying and attracting physician providers in various medical specialties to fill TeleMed2U’s service openings in multiple states. Her position involves all aspects of the recruitment process, including responsibility for contracting providers that are clinically competent and who possess personal attributes reflective of TeleMed2U’s vision and values.
Melissa serves as the Director of Business Development for TeleMed2U. She earned her Master’s in Nursing degree from the University of Arizona and has both clinical and administrative experience working in the inpatient, outpatient, and home health settings. Melissa is responsible for overseeing the proposal-to-implementation journey for new sales activity, and she fosters relationships and increases satisfaction with current clients to expand access to quality, specialty care.
Joyti has over 15 years of experience in project management, contracting, and office administration. She oversees Credentialing and Contracting at TeleMed2U. She is responsible for all aspects of Provider Credentialing, Privileging and Contracting.