M.D. Board of Director
Founder & President of East Bay Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgical Associates
Dr. Murali Dharan is an investor in Celltheon Corporation, a valued business adviser and a cheerleader and also serves on the Board of Directors of the company. He is a leading Cardiac Surgeon, an entrepreneur and a passionate supporter of entrepreneurship through his many angel investments. He is currently the Founder/President/CEO of East Bay Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgical Associates and has previously founded two other private medical practices. Dr. Dharan's hospital affiliations include John Muir Health, San Ramon Regional Medical Center, Sutter Delta Medical Center and Valley Care Health Systems, where he is a practicing surgeon. Dr. Dharan has won innumerable awards for his contributions to the field of surgery, including: "Chairman's Prize, UCSD - 1994 to 1997" , "Golden Flea Award, UCSD - 1997" and "Young Investigator's Award, American College of Angiology - 1990". Dr. Dharan received investigative grant awards on 19 different projects, authored 28 peer-reviewed publications, 57 abstracts - his primary research interests being cardiac and pulmonary surgery related topics.