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Ask The Doctor ®
Location: 67 Mowat Avenue Suite 042, Toronto, Canada Canada
Founded in: 2014
Stage: Revenue generating
Number of employees: 16-30
Funding history:
- Date: 04/2014, Seed: undisclosed amount (post valuation: undisclosed amount).
Short URL: vator.co/askthedoctor-com
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Ask The Doctor ®

Customized medical advice, directly from a physician.
Startup/business
Toronto, Canada Canada
https://www.askthedoctor.com

Free online service that lets you ask real questions to real doctors without having to pay a single dollar if you are willing to wait a few days for a response. Those who need a response in a pressing can pay for live communication via email, phone or video. The data we are collecting is allowing us to build predictive answers using our algorithm.

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Company description

Ask The Doctor is a digital health platform accessible to any patient with an internet connection.

Recently, Ask The Doctor became an official partner of the National Institute of Health (NIH), publishers of PubMed. The question and answer data collected provides insight into how patients communicate their health concerns and has helped identify unmet medical needs internationally.

In 2016, Ask The Doctor reached the 5 million question milestone and continues to be the most trusted resource for personalized medical information and advice, servicing patients from nearly every country around the world.

Users can ask a doctor their medical questions to doctors in over 35+ specialties.


Team
  • Prakash Chand
    Prakash Chand | Founder
    I apply the discipline that sport has taught me on my journey as a serial entrepreneur.
Business model

Ask The Doctor allows users to ask over 10,000+ physicians and specialists any medical questions and recieve a detailed answer within the same day.

With over 5+ million questions asked to date, Ask The Doctor has created the worlds largest directory of doctor-created knowledge.

Competitive advantage

Our competitive advantage is that we are:

1. Invested in by some of the top board-certified doctors and specialists in Canada/USA

2. We allow patients to tell their story without being interrupted.

3. Creating the worlds largest directory of doctor-created knowledge along with questions in real patient language.