Our Team

Welcome to the Genie Health team, where innovation meets precision in revolutionizing musculoskeletal care.

Our diverse team of experts is dedicated to harnessing cutting-edge technology to empower healthcare providers in managing and optimizing patient orthopedic conditions with unparalleled precision and efficiency.


Reuben Gobezie, MD
CEO & Co-founder

Dr. Gobezie is a practicing orthopedic surgeon with more than 20 years of extensive experience in healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship. A graduate of Harvard Medical School, his innovative techniques within advanced arthroscopic surgery and shoulder replacement surgery care rank him as one of the top orthopedic surgeons in the United States. Improving patient care and driving value for all stakeholders in the healthcare marketplace are the primary motivations driving his work at Genie Health.  See full profile.

Laurence Higgins, MD, MBA
President & Co-Founder

Dr. Higgins is the President and Co-Founder of Genie Health. Driven by his passion for the provider/patient relationship, Dr. Higgins was inspired to create a tool that not only kept providers up to date with real time data about patient progress, but also enhanced compliance and improved outcomes.

Dr. Higgins’ diverse background includes having served as the Chief of the Brigham & Women’s Hospital Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery in Boston, MA. During this time, he developed a world-class and internationally renowned clinical care and subspecialty training programs and served as an associate professor at Harvard Medical School and the combined Harvard Orthopaedic Residency program. Compelled to expand his impact on value driven care and outcomes research, Dr. Higgins received his MBA from the Sloan School of Management at MIT and lectured at Harvard Business School. Dr. Higgins also serves as the Vice President of Strategic Development for Arthrex; a global medical device company and has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and chapters.    See full profile.


Tim Hedke, MBA
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operations Officer

Providing a unique and valuable perspective to Genie Health, Tim Hedke ensures operational and business needs are aligned and within financial boundaries.

Striving to maximize opportunities and stakeholder return, Tim brings unity to team members and departments throughout the company. He shows investment with technology, customer success, sales, and marketing with a central focus on client success and business success.

With a degree in accounting from the University of Central Florida and a master’s in business administration from one of the top 50 MBA Programs countrywide, Crummer School of Business at Rollins College, he utilizes data-driven tactics and strategies to propel Genie Health forward.

Ben Galin, DPT

Ben Galin, DPT
Senior Vice President of Strategy

Dr. Galin is an experienced physical therapist, product strategist, entrepreneur, administrator, and consultant with extensive experience designing clinical and operational workflows and product oversight for healthcare software companies.  Having worked and managed rehab in multiple settings in the healthcare ecosystem, turn-around consulting, and been instrumental in several healthcare tech startups; Dr. Galin ensures Genie Health continuously stays ahead in the ever-changing MSK environment.


Yousef Shishani, MD
Clinical Director

Dr. Shishani is a distinguished clinical researcher, renowned for his proficiency in innovative orthopedic surgery technology, patient recovery trends, clinical outcome measures, and the optimization of clinical care. His certification from The American Board of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (ABAIM) endows him with specialized knowledge in the data-to-intelligence continuum, healthcare data management, and the ethical considerations surrounding AI.

A graduate from the faculty of Medicine at Jordan University of Science and Technology, with extensive research fellowships from University Hospital Case Medical Center and the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Shishani brings a wealth of experience to the forefront, emphasizing the scientific foundations that underpin enhanced patient care and optimized care delivery. Driven by a dedicated commitment, his focus is on revolutionizing remote patient monitoring capabilities within the MSK space, exploring its impact on overall patient satisfaction, and reshaping traditional care delivery paradigms for clinicians. In his own words, he articulates his goal as “bridging ‘bones’ and ‘bytes’ for a healthier future.”  See full profile.

Marko Djukic

Marko Djukic
Chief Technology Officer

Marko is a global technology leader and entrepreneur specializing in financial services, hedge funds, life sciences and healthcare. His enthusiasm for data, machine learning, and quantum computing has enabled him to collaborate with advanced enterprises, assist companies supported by private equity, and spearhead start-ups.

A seasoned chief technology officer and IT expert, Marko’s adaptability is evident in his experience with machine learning systems in various sectors, including financial services, ocean exploration, and healthcare.

Marko earned a Bachelor of Science in Corporate Finance and Law from Bayes Business School in London and completed a MicroMasters in Quantum Computing at Purdue University.

John Dailey

John Dailey
Senior Vice President of Network Development

John is a healthcare executive with successes leading academic medical centers, community hospitals and physician networks. His expertise lies in transforming clinical enterprises and enhancing their cultures by implementing new strategies.  Blending insights from world-class and safety net institutions, John has served with NY Presbyterian, the University of Maryland and LSU Health among other organizations.  In addition to holding a JD from the University of Maryland and an MPA from the University of Baltimore, John is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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