BackTable MedTech Innovation

The Backtable MedTech Innovation Podcast brings you the stories from physician entrepreneurs and founders who are helping to drive healthcare forward through med tech innovation. Listen on or on the streaming platform of your choice. You can also visit to browse our open access, physician-catered knowledge center.

Ep. 16 Mavericks as Innovators: How Daring Lead...
In this episode, pediatric airway surgeon Dr. Michael Rutter and our host Dr. Eric Gantwerker discuss risk-taking and effective market analysis in entrepreneurship.
77 min
Ep. 15 Intelligent Ignorance: Turning Ideas int...
In this episode, otolaryngologist and entrepreneur Dr. Matthew Bromwich joins our host Dr. Eric Gantwerker to discuss the idea of “intelligent ignorance,” which describes the idea of questioning and challenging the status quo to improve outcomes.
46 min
Ep. 14 From Idea to Exit: the Brightwater Medic...
61 min
Ep. 13 Gamer Gone Good: How Sam Glassenberg Bui...
43 min
Ep. 12 Raising Capital with Dr. Orrin Ailloni-C...
55 min
Ep. 11 Blockchain MD: Healthcare Applications w...
45 min
Ep. 10 The Butterfly Story with Dr. John Martin
54 min
Ep. 9 Innovation MD - An Interview with Dr. Dav...
45 min
Ep. 8 Starting a Med Tech Company 101 with Dr. ...
53 min
Ep. 7 Stroke Care using AI with Dr. Chris Mansi
43 min
Ep. 6 Device Innovation with Dr. Atul Gupta
39 min
Ep. 5 Origin Story of the Palmaz Stent with Dr....
62 min
Ep. 4 Shooting For Big Projects with Dr. Aravin...
50 min
Ep. 3 A Career of Innovation with Dr. Michael Dake
In this episode, Dr. Michael Dake joins Dr. Bryan Hartley to discuss his career of innovation as a clinician, teacher, and researcher.
50 min
Ep. 2 Why Dr. Rusty Hofmann Built an Innovative...
Bryan Hartley talks with Lawrence "Rusty" Hofmann MD about his experiences in device and digital health innovation, including the inspiring story behind building Grand Rounds, a digital health company helping patients get better access to expert healthcare.
19 min
Ep. 1 Needs Driven Innovation with Dr. Todd Bri...
Interventional Cardiologist Todd Brinton tells us about his experiences in device innovation, including the pearls that come from failing, the importance of challenging dogma and understanding the market, and the ability to pivot as a predictor of success.
48 min