Advisory Board

Dr. Cyrus Peikari

MD 1995, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
BS Electrical Engineering 1991, SMU

Dr. Peikari brings expertise in both medicine and information technology to Like many of the members of the netdoc community, Dr. Peikari has grown a two-physician internal medicine practice, and has had to educate himself on the business of medicine. He co-authored the HIPAA medical education course for the Texas Medical Association, and authored a board review book that mirrors his internal medicine board review course ( In addition to his internal medicine practice, Dr. Peikari has co-authored five books on wireless network security, is a founder of Airscanner, the world's leading provider of security software for Windows Mobile handheld devices, writes a weekly column on information security at, and is a frequent lecturer on the topics of wireless network security. Dr. Peikari lends both his advice to this community, as well as his expertise, writing a regular netdoc column on information technology in medicine.

Dr. Naoum Issa

MD, PhD 1997, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Issa brings both entrepreneurial and academic experience to As the managing partner of Medical Resource Group, LLC, he has grown a successful internet media company that serves over 5000 medical professionals and students each day. His other internet endeavors include The Medical Student Resource Guide and The Medical Careers Guide. He is also a leading neuroscientist on the faculty of The Pritzker School of Medicine at The University of Chicago. Dr. Issa lends his internet and medical education experience to in the form advice and regular columns.