Dr. ElBardissi is a Partner at Deerfield Management and President of the Deerfield Foundation. Dr. ElBardissi works on the structured transactions team with a focus on private investments. Dr. ElBardissi is currently a board director on Neochord, Acutus, Conventus, Farapulse, vWave, Sollis Therapeutics, Axon Therapies, Singular Genomics, Element Sciences, and Epic Sciences.
Before to joining Deerfield, Dr. ElBardissi was an early stage life sciences investor focusing on medical technology and biotechnology and was previously an investment banker in J.P. Morgan’s healthcare practice. He received residency training in General Surgery at Harvard Medical School’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford University. Dr. ElBardissi has been independently funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, has over 30 publications in leading peer reviewed scientific journals and has presented his research at numerous medical and surgical conferences. He holds an M.D. from the Mayo Clinic, an M.P.H. in Quantitative Methods from Harvard University, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. with honors in Biology (Phi Beta Kappa) from the Schreyer Honors College at the Pennsylvania State University.