Successful Startup and Leadership Lessons with Dr. Jonathan Baktari

In this episode, our guest is Dr. Jonathan Baktari, a CEO, a vaccine expert, and a physician with specialties in internal, pulmonary, and critical care medicine. With that background, Dr. Bakari has launched multiple innovative startups that leverage technology that expands and disrupts traditional markets, also focusing on growing a corporate

culture that empowers the leadership and staff to innovate.

Dr. Jonathan Baktari, MD is the CEO at both e7 Health and US Drug Test Centers and the host of Baktari MD. e7 health is a preventative health and wellness company that has been called the “the Uber of preventive medicine” and was named the Best Technology Company in the Healthcare Space in 2019. A former, triple board-certified physician with specialties in internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care medicine, being a healthcare CEO is only the latest chapter in Dr. Baktari’s life mission to help others by making integrative preventative medicine available to Everyone. He and his team at e7 Health specialize in preventative medicine, vaccinations, and testing for viruses. 

Dr. Baktari, welcome to the Talk to Your Pharmacist podcast. Now that our listeners have heard a bit about your background, maybe you can fill any gaps from that intro or share a bit more about your personal life.

Interview topics 

  • 5 key ingredients to make a startup successful

• Roadblocks to accelerating growth of a company

• Top 5 underrated CEO skills that everyone needs to have

• Navigating relationships with partners, vendors, suppliers, etc

• 5 keys to successful negotiating strategies

• How to focus on customer and employee relationships as the key to accelerating


• How to create a thriving, productive culture for employees

• Reinvesting: putting resources back into your own business

• The importance of communication in employee management

• By the bootstraps: How to create an organization entirely on your own

• 7 Entrepreneur Skills You Need to Elevate Your Business

Guest – Jonathan Baktari, MD 

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Linkedin: in/jonathan-baktarimd

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YouTube: /baktarimd

Host – Hillary Blackburn, PharmD, MBA

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