Our Mission

and the professionals behind it all
Doctor receiving images from patient on phone

Our mission

is to give

meaningful purpose to our users with the goal of improving patient care and outcomes by becoming the most ubiquitous medical image sharing platform in the world… recommended to patients by physicians worldwide.


Montel Williams

Mr. Williams is an American talk show host, having begun The Montel Williams Show (syndicated by CBS Paramount TV) in 1991.  He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1974 and was accepted to the four-year officer training program at the U.S. Naval Academy.  He left the navy at the rank of Lieutenant Commander.  His awards include the meritorious Service Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal and the Navy Achievement Medal.  Mr. Williams is founder of Montel Williams Enterprises.  He has a degree in general engineering and a minor in international security affairs.  Mr. Williams is an outspoken advocate for U.S. military Veterans. 

Kathy Ireland

Mrs. Ireland is an American model and actress turned author and entrepreneur.  She was a supermodel in the ‘80s and ‘90s, best known for appearing in 13 consecutive Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues.  In 1993, she founded a brand marketing company, kathy ireland Worldwide (kiWW) which has made her one of the wealthiest former models in the world.  She has remained involved with various charities and non-profit organizations and most recently was named International Youth Chair for the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation.  Her commitment to life at every stage is a platform of her personal philanthropy.  She was named one of the 19 most influential women in licensing, and she graced the cover of Forbes in 2012 and 2016.

Brad Faxon

Mr. Faxon is an American professional golfer with eight wins on the PGA Tour.  He was one of the most successful players on the Tour throughout the ‘90s, a mainstay in the ranking in the top 20 of the Official World Golf Rankings.  He currently plays on the Champion’s Tour.  In 2010, worked for NBC as a golf analyst.  He joined Fox in 2015 as an on-air commentator.  Mr. Faxon co-chairs the CVS Health Charity Classic, one of the most prestigious charitable events in New England that has included Hall of Famers Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus.

Our Team

We are pioneers in medical imaging. Our founder is credited with founding eTrauma, the first medical imaging application designed for orthopedic surgeons. Today, OrthoPACS is still one of the leading imaging applications marketed by an IBM company.

John D. (Dan) Hodgeman

Founder & CEO

Mr. Hodgeman is a serial entrepreneur in the healthcare industry. In 1999, he founded eTrauma (acquired by Stryker Corporation (SYK) in 2005) and pioneered medical imaging in orthopaedics. He served as GM at Stryker Imaging and has a BBA in marketing from the University of Georgia.

Rich Lipschutz

Chief Operations Officer

Mr. Lipschutz has a degree from Cornell University, and has been responsible for Operations at JDH Holding companies since 1999, including eTrauma, FxDevices, Voispot and mymedicalimages. He oversees human resources, finance and customer services.

Wayne A. Vassello

Chief Information Officer

Mr. Vassello has extensive experience in product development and project management. From ideation to launch, Wayne has led the creation of novel products ranging from new Class II orthopedic implants to mobile phone apps. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State University.

Patrick Culley

VP, Marketing & Partnerships

Mr. Culley has an extensive background in product marketing and sales of medical devices and software, including imaging, orthopaedics, endoscopy, diagnostics, and neuromodulation. He earned a marketing degree from Kansas State and an MBA from Loyola University in Maryland.

Larry Monteith

VP, Business Development

Mr. Monteith has designed and sold medical devices and software for nearly four decades, with an emphasis on orthopedics. Larry has a Business and Communications degree from North Carolina State, and has been with mymedicalimages since its inception.

Michael Braverman

Customer Support Manager

Mr. Braverman started out as a member of our great Customer Support group, and after becoming lead for a CRM software transition, now manages the team. He holds a BS in Finance from Florida State University.

Our Board

John D. (Dan) Hodgeman, Chairman

Mr. Hodgeman is a serial entrepreneur in the healthcare industry. In 1999, he founded eTrauma (acquired by Stryker Corporation (SYK) in 2005) and pioneered medical imaging in orthopaedics. He served as GM at Stryker Imaging and has a BBA in marketing from the University of Georgia.

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David L. Helfet, M.D.

Dr. Helfet is Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and Director Emeritus of the Orthopedic Trauma Service at both Hospital for Special Surgery and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He is Past President, Orthopaedic Trauma Association He attended University of Cape Town.

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Scott D. Hayworth, M.D.

Dr. Hayworth is president and CEO of CareMount Medical and Associate Dean and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NY. Dr. Hayworth earned an AB in Biology from Princeton and his MD from Cornell University Medical College.

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Roy W. Sanders, M.D.

Dr. Sanders is Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Florida Hospital Tampa Chief, Orthopaedics, Tampa General Hospital, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, and Past President, Orthopaedic Trauma Association.  He attended New York University School of Medicine

Gary Lawson

Mr. Lawson founded and served as, CEO of Stryker Orthopaedics (Acquired by Stryker Corporation (SYK) in New England. He earned a BBA from Georgia State University.

James R. (Ron) Lawson, Director Emeritus


Mr. Lawson was a former Director at DJO Global and served as Senior Vice President, Howmedica and Group President, International and Global Orthopedics, Stryker Corp.

Strategic Advisory Board

Arnold Peter Weiss, M.D. Chair

Chief of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery and Professor and Vice Chair of Orthopaedics at Brown University

David W. Altchek, M.D.

Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery Co-Chief Emeritus, Sports Medicine,Hospital for Special Surgery Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College Head Team Physician, New York Mets

H. Thomas Temple, M.D.

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nova Southeastern University Executive Associate Dean for Research, Nova Southeastern University Senior Vice President, Translational Research

Mary Hawn, M.D.

Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Department of Surgery at Stanford

Keith Lillemoe, M.D.

Surgeon-in-Chief and Chief of the Department of Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the W. Gerald Austen Professor of Surgery at the Harvard Medical School

Allan S. Stewart, M.D.

Attending Cardiovascular Surgeon, Medical Director Cardiac and Vascular Surgery HCA East Florida. Mercy Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, Aventura Medical Center

Krista Suarez-Weiss, M.D.

Radiologist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School.

Key Opinion Leaders 

Joseph P. Gjolaj, M.D., FACS, FAOA

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, Co-Director of Spine Surgery Fellowship, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Attending Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida

Scott A. Rodeo, M.D.

Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery, Co-Chief Emeritus, Sports Medicine Service, Hospital for Special Surgery Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College Attending Surgeon Orthopedic Surgery , New York-Presbyterian Hospital Head Team Physician, New York Giants Football

John Uribe, M.D.

Partner, Miami Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics, Florida International University College of Medicine Founding Member, UHZ Sports Medicine Institute Head Team Physician, Miami Dolphins Head Team Physician, Florida Panthers

Answorth A. Allen, M.D.

Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College Head Team Physician, New York Knicks

Selene G. Parekh, M.D., MBA

Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Duke University Hospital Co-Chief, Foot and Ankle Service, Duke University Partner, North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center

Tandy Freeman, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon, Baylor Medical Center at Uptown, Dallas, TX; Medical Director Justin Sportsmedicine Team, Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association; Medical Director, Professional Bull Riders, LLC.

Vinod Dasa, M.D.

Associate Professor LSU Orthopaedics, Vice Chair Academic Affairs, Irvin Cahen endowed chair orthopedic research Chief Medical Officer, founder SIGHT Medical

Thomas M. DeBerardino, M.D.

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, BCM and Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon with the San Antonio Orthopaedic Group – TSAOG

Jonathan Hyde, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Florida International University College of Medicine, President Miami Spine Specialists, Attending Spine Surgeon Mount Sinai Medical Center and HCA Aventura.

Advisory Board – Athletic Trainers

Louis Duran, MA, LAT, ATC 

Associate Head Football Athletic Trainer, Division 1 University; driving medical technologies within the sports medicine department to streamline efficiencies. Athletic Training, BS, Texas Christian University; NFL internship; roles with multiple major college football programs.

Tina Lai, MAEd, ATC

Clinical/Surgical Coordinator, Orthopedic/Sports Medicine Clinic. Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, Valdosta State University; Masters of Arts in Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham; communicates with athletic trainers from all over the country to obtain imaging for physician review.

Kevin Siesel, MA, LAT, ATC

Associate Head Football Athletic Trainer, Division 1 University; Passionate about improving patient care for student athletes through technology. Athletic Training, BS, University of Central Florida; MA, The University of Alabama; NFL internship; Experience with multiple major college football programs.

RT Floyd, EdD, ATC, CSCS

Director of Athletic Training & Sports Medicine, Chair/Distinguished Professor of Physical Education & Athletic Training, BS, MAT, Livingston University; EdD, University of Alabama. Evaluation and referral of patients from pediatrics through geriatrics with large variety musculoskeletal pathologies.