Steven A. Gould, MD
Founder & Principal
The Gould Consulting Group LLC
Steven A. Gould, MD is Founder and Principal of The Gould Consulting Group LLC, which provides advisory services to universities, industry and venture investors seeking to develop and capitalize on healthcare innovations in life sciences and digital health. He is also Operating Partner at Abundant Venture Partners.
Steve is deeply involved in the Chicago healthcare entrepreneurial ecosystem. He is the Chair of the Advisory Board of Chicago Innovation Mentors (CIM), a member of the Board of Directors of MATTER, a member of the Bioscience committee of ChicagoNEXT, and an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago.
Steve has considerable experience in both raising capital for and investing in early stage companies in the healthcare sector. From 2010-2016 he was part of the leadership group of the Healthcare vertical in Hyde Park Angels, the largest angel group in the Midwest. He was previously a scientific founder and Chairman and CEO of Northfield Laboratories Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company focused on developing a hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier as a blood substitute.
Prior to Northfield Steve was Chief of Surgery at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center and a professor of surgery at the University of Chicago and then the University of Illinois at Chicago. Steve received his B.A. degree from Williams College and his M.D. degree from Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in surgery at Yale and the University of Vermont, and a research fellowship at Michael Reese and the University of Chicago.