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Jose Bolaños MD

Jose Bolaños MD

Focused on healthcare innovation and visionary science.  The future is truly inspiring with advances in genomics, personalized medicine, digital health, medical devices and blockchain startups.  This has been his major passion this past decade, helping innovative healthcare startups to succeed.

Dr. Bolaños was born in El Salvador and came to the United States at a very early age.  His education started at USC as a biomedical engineer, then UC Irvine where he obtained his BS in biology.  He then went on to medical school at UC Davis.  He spent one year in Springfield Massachusetts doing his internship in Internal Medicine at Baystate Medical Center.  He then went on to Stanford Medical Center to complete his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology.


He went on to join Dr. Vincent Nola to advance his knowledge infertility treatment. Later he started his own medical practice and provided women’s healthcare to the Santa Clara Valley region for almost 25 years.  During this time he delivered over 5,000 babies, performed thousands of surgeries and help couples with infertility with great success.  He provided the best medical care for women wanting to conceive and later to provide guidance for a healthy pregnancy. While at UC Davis, he conducted research on cryopreservation of human sperm and in collaboration with the Veterinary School.  He discovered a new formula for preserving and “super-capacitating” human sperm even when frozen at 0 degrees C for 48 hours.  He published these studies in Fertility and Sterility in 1983. TES-T Yolk buffer publication Thereafter, during his years in practice, he would use this TYB buffer (produced by Irvine Scientific) to capacitate husband’s sperm prior to IUI.  He devised advanced methods for promoting ovulation in patients, timing with ultrasound evaluation and BBT monitoring.  When the BBT would surge on day 13-17, that is when the IUI would be performed.  This lead to a very successful therapy for most patients. As for assisting patients to deliver healthier babies, he discovered that many women had very low ferritin levels.  This would lead to infertility, threatened miscarriage, preterm birth and poor fetal growth.  Ferritin is an indicator of iron stores in the body, a level of 20 or less was associated with all of the complications cited above.  When a level of 75 was observed, babies grew at the 50% percentile in utero and a good birth outcome would be the norm.  This lead to a recommendation that all women should be on a single prenatal vitamin and one iron tablet daily at least 6 months prior to conception. He has been a gynecologic surgeon during his years in practice and was adept at hysteroscopy, ultrasound, laparoscopy and advanced surgical techniques in treating endometriosis and many complex conditions. He left medical practice in 2009 to pursue a “new enlightenment” by becoming an investor and advisor to innovative healthcare startups in Silicon Valley.  First as a member of Keiretsu Forum and later as the Founder of Venture-Med Angel group.  He has assisted many other angel groups and VCs in assessing the quality of many startups. He is currently the CEO of a healthcare IT company called Nimbus-T.  The focus of the company is providing secure patient identity management.  Today your identity is one of the most important things and your healthcare information is very personal and valuable.  With the most recent hack of Equifax, we are all now in the hands of hackers.  Nimbus-T has a patent pending technology that will “cloak” your identity with encryption and allow you to manage your own data. Content goes here


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SELFA POC Diagnostic Patented Technology

SELFA is poised to revolutionize point-of-care (POC) molecular diagnostics with a semiconductor-based platform. We will be generating a greater volume of molecular testing data, at drastically lower cost-per-test, using an instrument designed for a Doctor’s Office!

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Precise Light Surgical’s O-Pel System

The O-pel is an infrared resection system which utilizes properties of the targeted tissue to elicit a pressure response within the tissue itself. This novel energy approach superheats interstitial water at a highly controlled depth and volume to initiate an instantaneous phase change and create a high-pressure event within the targeted tissues.

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Vizi Healthcare
A New Comprehensive Healthcare Platform.

VIZI is a technology-enabled system-of-care that provides clinical, operational, and financial integration to delegated risk providers focused on enhancing medical home performance under alternative payment models.

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Monj Health, a digital health company  says “Food is Medicine”.

Monj Health is a revolutionary midstage company that has created a breakthrough approach to managing chronic illness through healthy food. Monj is partnering with physicians and hospitals to help change lives. Health and natural foods really do bring the best ingredients in the form of nutrients to help your body grow healthier.

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Nimbus-T launching Secure Identity System and Blockchain empowered.

Our Nimbus-Key system delivers a new solution that creates a secure layer of protection and we then begin linking your other healthcare and insurance identities.  This linking provides better access to your health and insurance data.  In addition, we are connecting our system to the Blockchain to provide ownership and transaction visibility on the distributed ledger.  Your identity to protect your information.

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Nickolas Webb | CEO | Best Selling Author |  Strategist | Professor | Top Keynote Speaker 

I’ve spent the last 25 years in virtually all areas of innovation and new product development throughout the entire healthcare ecosystem. Jose’s keen insights on the trajectory of technology and healthcare give him a unique and special understanding of what technologies will thrive and what technologies will fail. His understanding of the intersection between the economy and innovation puts him in a league of his own. I’m looking forward to continuing the opportunity to work with him across many projects.

Matt Bell | Software Engineer at Optum 360

Jose is a pioneer in medical related technologies and has worked in different sectors of the Healthcare industry. In my dealings as a business associate I have found Jose to be a very reliable and knowledgeable resource in the field Healthcare. I believe Jose would be a great acquisition to any Healthcare relate project with his experience as a physician and and his technical abilities.

Steven Swernofsky Esq | Los Altos Law | Managing Director

Jose was instrumental in advising a startup company that was seeking funding from an angel investment group we are both members of. His expertise in the field, combined with his knowledge of the startup world, were invaluable to the company. The company was successful, which is the sincerest tribute to this skills.

Georgette Silver | Healthcare Sales Professional

Jose is a top rate clinician and administrator. He is extremely organized and detail oriented. His patients feel very comfortable in his practice and his colleagues look to him for leadership. He is very creative and thinks outside the box. A true gentleman and scholar.

Eric Drew | Founder | Chairman of

Jose Bolanos has been a driven, far sighted entrepreneurial thinker that is always riding the wave of new technology and innovation to make a difference through his work

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