The Alleviant Medical team is a dynamic group of innovators committed to developing a transformative technology that will enable heart failure patients to get the right care at the right time.

Jacob Kriegel, MD


Chief Executive Officer

Avni Patel, ME

Chief Operating Officer

Alex Arevalos, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

Albertien Greijdanus, MS

Chief Commercial Officer

Scientific Advisory Board

Our advisors bring relevant clinical and industry expertise as prominent thought leaders in the fields of interventional cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, and medical devices to guide the development of our proprietary technology.

Martin Leon, MD

Director, Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy, Columbia University Medical Center

Colin Barker, MD

Interventional Cardiologist, DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital

Billy Cohn, MD

VP of Medical Devices & Director, Center for Device Innovation, Johnson & Johnson

Arjun 'JJ' Desai, MD

COO, JLABS & Center for Device Innovation, Johnson & Johnson; Formerly CMO, Avinger

Ashok Gowda, PhD

President & CEO, Biotex; Founder & COO, Visualase (acquired by Medtronic);

Eric Richardson, PhD

  BioE Faculty, Rice University;   Formerly Principal R&D Engineer, Structural Heart, Medtronic