Zubin Damania, M.D. is the founder of Turntable health and the director of healthcare development for Downtown Project Las Vegas, an ambitious urban revitalization movement spearheaded by Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh. This project is investing $350 million in the revitalization of the urban core of Las Vegas, including small business development, residential housing, education, technology, and healthcare.
Zubin Damania, healthcare keynote speaker
During his 10-year hospitalist career at Stanford, Dr. Damania received the Russell Lee Award for Clinical Teaching while simultaneously maintaining a shadow career performing stand-up comedy for medical audiences worldwide. His videos, created under the pseudonym ZDoggMD, have amassed millions of views, focusing on educating patients and providers alike while mercilessly satirizing our dysfunctional healthcare system.
In Las Vegas, Zubin has made the leap from satire to actionable change by developing Turntable Health, an innovative model of healthcare delivery that promotes wellness at both the individual and community level. Zubin has been featured in Forbes as well as in the Morgan Spurlock Documentary, The Downtown Project, about the revitalization of downtown Las Vegas.
•Through personal anecdotes extracted from a lifetime of exposure and experience working in the medical field, Zubin inspires healthcare groups, corporations, non-profits, and associations alike. He challenges their teams to examine their own industry’s traditions.
•Under the pseudonym ZDoggMD, Zubin’s YouTube videos have gone viral with millions of views, educating patients and providers alike while satirizing the dysfunctions of our healthcare system. He shows audiences how powerful the combination of passion, creativity, and persistence can be. And of course, his talks brim with the same comedic spin that keep the YouTube viewers coming back.
•Zubin has been featured in Forbes as well as in the Morgan Spurlock Documentary, "The Downtown Project," about the revitalization of downtown Las Vegas.