Advisors

Dr. Martin Hopp | Cedars-Sinai

Dr. Hopp is an accomplished Otolaryngologist that has been in practice for over twenty years. He is the Medical Director of the Sinus Center at Cedars-Sinai.

Dr. Donald Larsen | Providence Saint John's

Dr. Larsen is an experienced physician executive in the hospital and health care industry. He is the Chief Medical Officer of Providence Saint John's Health Center.

Dr. Sapna Patel | Larrabee Center & Seattle VA

Dr. Patel is an Otolaryngologist, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, scholar, and humanitarian. She practices at the Larrabee Center and Seattle VA.

Dr. Gary Kato | UW Valley Medical Center

Dr. Kato is a Primary Care Physician that has been in practice for over twenty years. His practice is affiliated with the University of Washington Valley Medical Center.

Dr. Sunil Ummat | Northwest ENT Associates

Dr. Ummat is an Otolaryngologist, MBA, and passionate medical device inventor. His practice is affiliated with the University of Washington Northwest Hospital.

David Hammond | University of Washington

David is a lecturer and consultant that specializes in developing clinical strategies for medical devices and implementing their clinical and regulatory pathways.

Jeff Mayhew | LabConnect

Jeff is the Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer of LabConnect. He has more than twenty years of business development experience within the health care industry.

Team

Sahil Diwan | Co-Founder & CEO

Sahil drives SafKan's vision, fundraising, and corporate strategy by utilizing almost a decade of experience building, launching, and quickly growing companies.

Aadil Diwan | Co-Founder & CTO

Aadil is an ambitious biomedical engineer, who envisioned and designed the SafKan OtoSet to solve his own problem with regular buildup of cerumen (earwax).

Matt Bunting | Lead Mechanical Engineer

Matt focuses on mechanical design and engineering for the SafKan OtoSet. He has a Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Arizona.

Xiao Qin | Lead Electrical Engineer

Xiao focuses on circuit board design and engineering for the SafKan OtoSet. He has a Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Arizona.

Adrian Lizarraga | Lead Software Engineer

Adrian focuses on software development and testing for the SafKan OtoSet. He has a Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Arizona.

Sean Whitsitt | Lead Quality Engineer

Sean focuses on quality assurance and testing for the SafKan OtoSet. He has a Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Arizona.

Ryan Maish | Director of Operations

Ryan focuses on manufacturing and quality control for the SafKan OtoSet. Before joining us, he spent seven years at Raytheon as an electrical engineer.

Press

Geekwire

Biomedical engineer Aadil Diwan is regularly one of those people fighting earwax. So after years of doctors’ visits, Diwan thought — why can’t I invent something to make cleaning ears easier and more efficient?...

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Puget Sound Business Journal

“Time saved by our device now makes this procedure profitable for providers and encourages them to offer it to more patients who need it,” said Sahil. “We want to make our SafKan OtoSet the standard of care.”...

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Seattle Angel Conference

SafKan Health wins Seattle Angel Conference XI. The health-focused technology startup earned the winning $145,000 investment grand prize as the result of a group due diligence process over a 12-week period...

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Trend Hunter

The SafKan OtoSet Automatic Ear Cleaning Headset is designed with an effective method of cleaning out your ears in mind to have the process performed and completed in a matter of just 35 seconds...

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Dude I Want That

The OtoSet is a forthcoming tool for physicians and clinical use that, according to SafKan, will break crazy new ground amidst tools to scrape, suck, melt, and drain the gunk out of your ears...

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