George Savage M.D.
Co-Founder, Chief Medical Officer, Proteus Digital Health
Dr. George Savage is Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder of Proteus Digital Health, and formerly the company’s vice president of research and development. He sees Digital Medicine as an invaluable collaboration platform for patient and physician, integrating information about a patient’s response to therapy directly into everyday healthcare. He is focused on developing the clinical and economic evidence needed to secure global regulatory approvals and spur widespread adoption of Proteus’s ingestible sensor platform.
Dr. Savage has a successful 27-year track record of starting and developing technology-based healthcare companies in Silicon Valley, having started ten companies since 1989 as entrepreneur or founding investor, including FemRx (acquired by Johnson and Johnson), CardioRhythm (acquired by Medtronic) and QRx Pharmaceuticals (ASX IPO).
Dr. Savage holds a B.S. in biomedical engineering from Boston University, where he graduated magna cum laude and Tau Beta Pi, an M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine and an M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Dr. Savage serves on the boards of Menlo Healthcare Ministry and Silent Cal Productions, the California Life Sciences Association, the Boston University College of Engineering advisory council, and in 2016 was elected a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.