Garheng Kong, M.D.
Garheng Kong, M.D. has served as a member of Venus Concept’s board of directors since June 2017. Dr. Kong has been the managing partner of HealthQuest Capital, a healthcare investment firm, since July 2013. He was the general partner at Sofinnova Ventures, a venture firm focused on healthcare, from September 2010 to December 2013. From 2000 to September 2010, he was at Intersouth Partners, a venture capital firm, most recently as a general partner, where he was a founding investor or board member for multiple healthcare companies, several of which were acquired by large healthcare companies. Dr. Kong also serves on the board of directors of Avedro, inc. (NASDAQ:AVDR), a corneal health company, since 2018, Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALIM), a biopharmaceutical company, since October 2012, Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), a healthcare company, since December 2013, StrongBridge BioPharma Plc (NASDAQ:SBBP) since September 2015 and Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLNT) since September 2006. Dr. Kong holds a B.S. from Stanford University and an M.D., Ph.D., and M.B.A. from Duke University.