Tom Shehab, M.D.
Managing Director

Tom Shehab joined Arboretum Ventures in 2014 as a Principal and became a Managing Director in 2017.

Prior to joining the Arboretum team, Tom served as a member of Arboretum’s Technical Advisory Board. Tom draws upon his extensive clinical, healthcare administration and operational experience to invest in medical device and IT enabled healthcare companies that focus on improving patient outcomes while decreasing healthcare costs. He also provides strategic support to Arboretum portfolio companies and he served as Chief Medical Officer for ArborMetrix where he led strategic positioning and clinically focused efforts.

Prior to joining Arboretum, Tom spent 12 years as a physician executive and practicing physician specializing in gastroenterology. He was involved in a number of entrepreneurial healthcare-related ventures and held multiple senior leadership roles. Most recently, Tom served as Chief of Staff for more than 1,000 physicians at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor and as the Chair of Medicine for Integrated Health Associates (IHA), a multi-specialty group consisting of 300+ providers. Both St. Joseph Mercy Hospital and IHA are part of Trinity Health.

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Current Board Seats
Aira Tech
ArborMetrix (obs)
Lucina Health
nVision Medical
Pear Therapeutics (obs)
BS in Biology, Bowling Green State University
MD, Wayne State University
Internship and Residency, University of Michigan Medical Center
Masters in Medical Management, Carnegie Mellon University
Activities & Affiliations
Board Member, Center for Machine Learning and Health Advisory, Carnegie Mellon University
Medical Device Advisory Council Member, Cleveland Clinic
Board Member, Michigan Venture Capital Association
Advisory Board, University of Michigan Fast Forward Medical Innovation
Fellow, American College of Physician Leadership
Fellow, American College of Physicians
Assistant: Samantha Gorosh
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