Chief Medical Officer

With his substantial experience in all aspects of urology and much of his practice successfully transitioned to telemedicine, Dr. VJ Goli took a special interest in Rise Medical.  Dr. Goli joined Dan Markel to form Rise as it’s Chief Medical Officer and a member on the Board of Directors. His passions for sexual wellness, coupled with his experience on the digital platform, makes Dr. Goli an integral part of Rise.

Dr. Goli was born in India and raised in Hazard, Kentucky. He earned his BA at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, and received his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Louisville. He is Associate Clinical Professor of UNLV School of Medicine and Surgery and has served as Secretary and Treasurer of Spring Valley Hospital for over seven years.

Not only is Dr. Goli a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, he is the first and only Urologist in Nevada accepted as a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons. He currently holds the position of Chief of Urology at Summerlin Hospital and Southern Hills Medical Center.

Dr. Goli has been at the forefront of medical technology, including helping develop a disposable cystoscopy system and a principal investigator of clinical trials to get FDA approval. He is a consultant for multiple national and international companies and gives lectures on medical technology to physicians across the globe. Dr. Goli has recently become a health expert advisor for a large private equity firm.

Dr. Goli has interests in all aspects of urology with special enthusiasm for minimally invasive procedures. He performs the highest number of stone surgeries in Nevada as well as in-office procedures for minimally invasive therapies for BPH and Overactive Bladder. He was also the first urologist in Nevada to perform Shockwave therapy for male sexual wellness.