Health Informatics

steven r gerst

Steven R. Gerst, MD, MBA, MPH, CHE ( BIO )


Dr. Steven Gerst is a graduate of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (M.D.) and an Aresty Scholar at the Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Columbia College (B.A.), Columbia School of Public Health – Health Administration (M.P.H.) and the Goizueta School of Business at Emory University (M.B.A.). He is a Diplomat in the American College of Healthcare Executives and has been working on completing a Doctorate in Business Administration and a Masters in Taxation.

He holds FINRA Series 7, 66 Securities licences and holds a Series 65 license with Olympian Capital Management, LLC where he is Managing Director, Capital Markets. He is a Founder and Principal is Asclepius Life Sciences Fund, LP (

Dr. Steven Gerst is also Dean Emeritus of the Masters of Science Program in Applied Health Informatics at Bryan University (Los Angeles, Sacramento, Toronto and Phoenix) where he serves on the Board of Advisors and has taught on the faculty ( Dr. Gerst is currently on the Faculty of the University of Miami School of Health Sciences and Nursing and is an Entrepreneur-In-Residence in the Office of the Vice Provost at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, U Innovations. He has served as an Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Gerst was Chief Medical Officer Arc Devices, Ltd.(2013 – 2016) and Arc Clinical Advisory Board.

Arc Devices, Ltd. a global medical device manufacturer of non-contact, digital, infrared thermometry units, multi-vital sign devices and has been involved in the development and patenting of connected health devices for remote patient monitoring (RPM). Arc Devices has been the private label infrared, digital thermometry brand for CVS. Arc’s distribution is expected to expand to 51,000 retail locations this year including Walmart, Sam’s Club, Rite Aid, Costco, Target, Babies R Us, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Publix, Kroger and others. Dr. Gerst has been leading ARC’s development of Clinical Products for Remote Patient Monitoring and Telemedicine for hospitals, clinics, ambulatory care in conjunction with Intel, AT&T, Qualcomm, ADT Health, Epic and generated a Certified Cerner Partnership for hospitals.

He has been working with other Arc Advisory Board members to help design interfaces for Epic and Cerner’s mobile applications ( in conjunction with ADT Health. Epic alone provides system software to over 450 healthcare systems representing 59% of the hospital inpatient beds in the U.S., 312,000 physician offices, and 75% of the retail market. With ADT Health, this may initially allow over 10 million households, health systems, provders, insurers and consumers access to state-of-the-art, real-time vital sign monitoring directly from the home to the provider to improve access and quality of care while significantly reducing cost as we move into projected $59 billion telehealth and telemedicine market.

Dr. Gerst serves on the Scientific Advisory Board (2014 –Present) of Variant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Variant Pharmaceuticals ( Variant is a specialty pharmaceutical company that leverages advanced proprietary technologies to develop and commercialize best-in-class prescription drugs to help restore health and improve quality of life for patients with rare diseases. Variant leverages the expertise and passion of our team along with advanced proprietary technologies to develop and commercialize best-in-class drugs for patients while building value for our shareholders.

Patents by Inventor Steven Gerst

Steven Gerst has been involved in the filing of numerous patents to protect the intellectual property he has been involved in developing. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).