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iCheck Health Connection

iCheck is a mobile health vision diagnostics company merging med device and mobile business models into a high growth high margin business

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Portland, OR, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

iCheck Health Connection is focused on the known critical need for early detection and monitoring of eye diseases across the broader population, delivering clinically effective diagnostics on mobile devices with easy-to-use applications that prevent loss of sight. iCheck targets leading causes of blindness and migrates testing from specialists to the primary care and patient populations, with customers being pediatricians, generalists, patients.


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    Michael Brownell

    Michael is a veteran of start ups and mature companies in the medical device and technical fields. He has an MS in Physics and Lasers, and he was an early employee and VP of R&D at Intralase, innovator and worlwide leader of the femtosecond laser for lasik surgery. Most recently he was a VP/Director of R&D at Abbott Medical Optics after two acquisitions. He has held executive and board positions at international start ups in Zurich and England.

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    David Huang
    Founder, Chairman

    Dr. Huang earned an MD degree from Harvard and a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is known for co-inventing optical coherence tomography (OCT), which in the past 20 years has grown into the most used eye imaging test that annually generates more than $1 billion in sales worldwide. He is a professor, practicing eye surgeon, and researcher at the Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University.

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    Hiroshi Ishikawa

    Dr. Ishikawa earned an MD degree from Mie University (Japan). He had a first career as a video game developer (Micro Cabin, Japan), a second career as an ophthalmologist, and a third career as an ocular imaging researcher. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Bioengineering, and Director of the Ocular Imaging Center at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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    Tommy Tam
    Founder, Software Director

    Mr. Tam earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has a strong background in software development, engineering management, and system architecture. He has co-founded several software companies, including Aerio, Edtuit, Foodia and Accela and has served as the Director of Engineering and Operations for several others. He holds various patents in computer hardware and

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    Jeff Martin

    Mr. Martin serves iCheckHC on a part-time consulting basis. Mr. Martin is a financial executive with technology company experience, including Hewlett Packard, and he has served as the president or CFO with a number of startup companies in Oregon.


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    Mr. Neil Nathanson of Perkins Coie LLP represents iCheckHC on corporate law matters. For intellectual property, Mr Seth Levy of Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP, has been engaged.