In the fourth episode of the “Innovation in Surgery” series, Drs. Patrick Georgoff and Dan Scheese sit down with Dr. Mark Piehl to discuss his innovation, LifeFlow. Additionally, Dr. Piehl covers multiple other topics in this episode, including circulation-first resuscitation and the process of innovation from the physician’s perspective.
Dr. Mark Piehl is a pediatric critical care physician at WakeMed in Raleigh, NC, and a Medical Director with the WakeMed Mobile Critical Care transport team. Mark is also Founder and Chief Medical Officer of 410 Medical, a company focused on improving resuscitation in shock, sepsis, and trauma. He previously served as Medical Director of the WakeMed Children's Hospital and Director of Pediatrics at WakeMed. He has numerous Department of Defense grants funding the development of technology to improve trauma care. Mark is also Founder of the Samaritan Health Center, a clinic for the homeless and uninsured in Durham, NC.