Alisa Niksch, MD

Alisa Niksch, MD is a graduate of The University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed her cardiology and electrophysiology fellowship training at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center and Stanford/UCSF Medical Centers, respectively.

She is a pediatric cardiologist and electrophysiologist with experience in the digital health, medical device, and remote patient monitoring fields since starting practice at Tufts Medical Center in 2010.

Dr. Niksch was Chief Medical Officer of Genetesis, Inc., a company that created a novel cloud-connected and AI-powered cardiac diagnostics and imaging platform. She has been an advisor and researcher for multiple healthcare startup companies like AliveCor, Cohere Health, PraxSim VR, Medaica, Zephyr Technologies, and Sproutling. She continues to be a startup mentor with programs at Northeastern University and MassChallenge HealthTech.

She has authored articles in peer-reviewed journals on digital health and wearable technologies. She has spoken on the applications of AI in medicine and the role of wearables in clinical practice.