Yair Saperstein, MD

Co-founder and CEO 

Dr. Yair Saperstein is a board-certified internal medicine physician affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) and graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine with distinction in research in global health and from Yeshiva College as valedictorian. Previously, Dr. Saperstein co-founded two non-profit organizations, StartScience.org and Teach4Kids.org, and served as the inpatient medicine chief resident at Kings County Hospital. Additionally, Yair is an acclaimed classical concert pianist and recreational ukulele jammer and has won numerous awards, including The Jewish Week’s “36 under 36” most influential Jewish Americans, and was a semifinalist in the Dell Social Innovation Challenge.