Raul is the President and a Managing Director of Oakwood Medical Investors. Raul is a board certified OB/GYN and a Diplomat of the Board of American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and practiced medicine for 19 years in private practice through July 2000. Raul currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for EndoStim, Inc. He was also a director of Miravant Medical Technologies (formerly known as PDT, Inc.), a publicly traded biomedical company from 1992 to 1999, and was formerly an advisory director of Computer Motion, Inc., a publicly-traded medical device company which merged with Intuitive Surgical, Inc. In addition, Raul is a successful entrepreneur having co-founded Orion Medical Services, Inc. to develop, manufacture and market a compact portable home monitoring system for the detection of uterine contractions in high risk pregnant women. Orion was sold in April 1991 to Baxter International, Inc. Raul received his undergraduate degree from St. Louis University and his M.D. degree from University UAG in Mexico, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (at the Maryland General Hospital), and completed four years of post-graduate training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri.