Tony Natale, M.D. blends his extensive business, investment and company formation experience with a background in clinical medicine. Dr. Natale has invested across a number of therapeutic areas, including orthopedics, ENT, ophthalmology, GI, minimally invasive technologies, robotics and women’s health. A committed board member, Dr. Natale works alongside entrepreneurs to build out management teams,
establish effective corporate governance and bring operational discipline to R&D and early commercialization efforts. Dr. Natale was previously with Prism Ventures and MDS Capital where he made and managed investments in the medical technology sector. He has been a founder, director and/or lead investor of several venture-backed life sciences companies, including Mako Surgical. Dr. Natale trained in General Surgery and Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Connecticut and Hartford Hospital and held clinical appointments in Hartford area hospitals before transitioning into entrepreneurial activities. He holds a B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Virginia, an M.D. from the University of Florida College of Medicine and an M.B.A. from Yale University’s School of Management.