How Rise Medical is Making Sexual Wellness Mainstream with CEO Dan Markel
Dan Markel the Founder & CEO of Rise Medical, a first-of-its-kind community of medical professionals and sexual wellness experts dedicated to the personalized treatment of vitality issues through integrative care joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Sexual Health Channels.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dan Markel discuss the following:
Millions of people suffer in silence from sexual wellness and intimacy issues. Rise Medical has launched in the health and wellness space to illuminate sexual wellness as a key pillar of health, empower people to enter into meaningful conversations about it and provide effective, non-invasive solutions. Being the CEO of Rise Medical, how did you get into this space, and what drove you to help people in this area. How do you help people to not shy from hiding the issues but rather seek out help to live a full life.
What is your background before Rise Medical and how did you become an expert in this field?
There are many services that are offered when you go to your general physician to inquire about help in sexual wellness, what is offered at Rise and what sets you guys apart from standard protocols.
Male and female services are offered at Rise for sexual wellness, but also explain how Rise can also treat the couple stemming from Tele-Rise™, a therapeutic online service to medical treatments. Walk us through and explain the process.
Rise Medical is a first-of-its-kind community of medical professionals and sexual wellness experts dedicated to the personalized treatment of vitality issues through integrative care. Through its national network of urologists and urogynecologists, Rise provides a customized, empowering method of rejuvenating your sexual health, offering non-invasive support for men and women. Find true intimacy through cutting-edge treatments designed to quickly address a variety of vitality challenges, including enhanced male sexual performance, female vaginal rejuvenation, hormone balancing, or solutions for chronic pain and hair loss. Explore customized wellness remedies for individuals and couples, complete with flexible virtual Tele-Rise™ options from the comfort of your home/mobile device. Browse the treatments at RiseMedical.com and follow @RiseMedicalinc on Instagram to learn more.
Dan Markel is the Founder/CEO of Rise Medical, a first-of-its-kind community of medical professionals and sexual wellness experts dedicated to the personalized treatment of vitality issues through integrative care. Alongside his wife of 30 years, he aims to provide a customized, empowering approach to rejuvenating sexual health and discovering true intimacy. Growing up in a large family separated by bitter divorce led Markel to recognize the relational cost of ongoing dysfunction and disconnection. Now, armed with trademark positivity, a sense of humor, and a unique interdisciplinary perspective, he finds immense satisfaction in helping clients work toward greater connection in their relationships.
Entrepreneurial at an early age, Markel’s first business credit was a lemonade stand in which his mom and sister were key investors. He soon picked up a paper route and earned real-world sales experience hawking candy out of his socks at school. A knack for acting led him to the world of high school theater, where he met his wife. The two moved to Los Angeles to attend Loyola Marymount University, then New York, where Dan earned an MFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Proving you really can do it all, he juggled running a successful Los Angeles-based real estate firm with appearances on New York soap operas, all while raising a family of six.
Working toward his MBA at the University of Southern California, Markel dove into the world of investment banking on Wall Street with Morgan Stanley. There, he specialized in private equity for startups and growth companies, raising more than $100M in over 35 offerings. Meanwhile, he developed a keen interest in the specific challenges lying at the intersection of thriving work, healthy living, and quality relationships.
This led him to create practical, people-centered solutions as the founder of multiple start-ups, actively resolving real-world problems, such as establishing one of the first “live-work” loft projects in Los Angeles and founding a national recovery company to revolutionize treatment for addiction/alcoholism. He went on to co-found Intrivo Diagnostics, responsible for the first OTC Covid testing kits coupled with user friendly APP tracking/recording results for individuals and larger populations with schools, companies, and governments. His latest venture - Pure Blue Group - is making great technological advancements in areas of digital health, humanitarian aid, fitness, and healthy cuisine.
With a proven track record of entrepreneurial success a mile long, Markel’s proudest achievement remains helping to raise his four amazing children (now adults): Vivian, Jackson, Max, and Stella. Believing that “the true test of a person’s character is what he does when no one is watching,” he strives to live every day with integrity and a lens of gratitude. He currently splits time between California and his home state of Nebraska with wife and Rise Medical Co-Founder Kathleen and their two dogs, Theo and Truck.