Dan Bensimhon, MD

Founder and CEO

Dan Bensimhon founded MLS Telehealth in May 2007 after moonlighting his way through residency and fellowship and over six years of developing and managing the on-call coverage program for his current Cardiology practice. After graduating from Duke University with a BA in English Literature, Dan spent the next five years as a national magazine editor for Men’s Health and Men’s Journal magazines and a competitive triathlete/ultramarathoner completing the Hawaiian Ironman at age 24. Dan graduated cum laude and AOA from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed both his Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology Fellowship at Duke University Medical Center before joining the faculty in 2004.

Dan joined LeBauer HeartCare in Greensboro, NC in 2005 and currently serves as the co-director of the Heart Failure Clinic at Cone Health, Director of the Cardiopulmonary Exercise Laboratory and President of the LeBauer Cardiovascular Research Foundation. He holds academic appointments at Duke University Medical Center and University of North Carolina-Greensboro. In 1996, Dan authored How to Win at Everything (Bantam 1996) and has since authored or co-authored several book chapters and over 25 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Dan is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiology. Among other professional organizations, he is an active member of the Heart Failure Society of America and MedAxiom. Dan lives in North Carolina with his wife and four children (two sets of twins!).

Chris Romeo

Chief Strategy Officer

Chris Romeo joined the executive team at MLS Telehealth in 2014 after 10 years as the Senior Vice President of Business Development at MedAxiom. While at MedAxiom, Chris created the Corporate Partner program that included MLS Telehealth and Moonlighting Solutions clients.  Prior to MedAxiom, Chris spent 18 years in the cardiovascular device field with companies including Terumo, Baxter and ATS Medical (now Medtronic). The vast majority of Chris’s career has been spent in Regional, Director and Vice President of Sales and Marketing roles. Chris received a B.A. in Economics from the College of William and Mary and studied in the MBA program at George Mason University. Chris lives in Westfield, NJ with his wife and three children, including a set of identical twin boys.