AristaMD is a digital health company focused on improving the specialty referral process. Designed by physicians, AristaMD’s cloud-based Smart Care Platform combines clinical guidelines, specialist eConsults, and operational insights into an easy-to-use software platform. We enable clinicians to make better referral decisions – lowering costs and improving patient care.


Jay Lichter is an entrepreneur and seasoned investor in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical arena with over 25 years of expertise in management, scientific research, and business development.

Jay B. Lichter, Ph.D.

Interim CEO

Dereck Tatman brings over 17 years of industry experience to his role as Chief Commercial Officer at AristaMD. Dereck has extensive experience in new product and franchise strategy, corporate infrastructure, international sales, IP licensing, complex dispute resolution as well as strategic corporate partnerships and mergers and acquisitions.

Dereck Tatman

Chief Commercial Officer

Heather brings more than 15 years of product leadership experience. She's held various C-Level and senior roles at high tech startups within the health care, accounting software, social gaming, and VOIP markets. Heather holds a BS in finance from California State University and an MBA in marketing from Santa Clara University.

Heather Samarin

Chief Product Officer

Darryl Kuhn is a serial entrepreneur, 20 year technology veteran, and recognized thought leader in the world of e-commerce and personalization. Darryl has held leadership roles in several startups developing a range of software from complex neural networks for wireless applications to award winning new media applications.

Darryl Kuhn

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Myers is a board-certified, actively practicing emergency physician with 20+ years of clinical experience. An accomplished entrepreneur, she is passionate about improving healthcare through digital innovation. Dr. Myers earned her BA in Biochemistry from UCSD, her MD from Oregon Health Sciences University and completed a residency in emergency medicine at UCLA.

Kathleen Myers, MD FACEP

Chief Medical Information Officer

Brooke has more than 15 years of leadership experience launching new, innovative healthcare products and solutions to payers and providers. Brooke holds a BA from Stanford University.

Brooke LeVasseur

Chief Business Officer