Eric Topol is an American cardiologist, scientist, author, and the Founder and Director of Scripps Research, which has been ranked as the most influential scientific institution in the world. Elected to the National Academy of Medicine, Dr. Topol is one of the top 10 most cited researchers in medicine. His principal scientific focus has been on the genomic and digital tools to individualize medicine.
As a researcher, Eric Topol has published over 1,200 peer-reviewed articles, with more than 250,000 citations. He has been voted as the #1 most Influential physician leader in the United States in a national poll conducted by Modern Healthcare. Besides editing several textbooks, he has published three bestseller books on the future of medicine: “The Creative Destruction of Medicine”, “The Patient Will See You Now”, and “Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again”.