Our Story

Improving the lives of patients with nosebleeds & the health care professionals who treat them.

Hi! I’m Dr. Liz.

As an ED physician, I’ve seen A LOT of nosebleeds in my day.

Now, most nosebleeds don’t require emergency treatment. Sure, when you look down and see all that blood, it might look pretty scary… but most nosebleeds are common and can be treated at home.

Unfortunately, nosebleed treatment can be time consuming. Many patients with nosebleeds walk out of the hospital later than they expected and, in more pain, than when they walked in! Since nosebleeds are rarely serious and treatment in the hospital can be invasive and inefficient, precious resources are wasted each year.

I created NasaClip to help health care professionals reclaim their time and redeploy valuable resources. When used at home, NasaClip can also save time and money and prevent exposure to diseases such as COVID-19 by giving anyone anywhere the tools needed to treat nosebleeds effectively. NasaClip provides hands-free, comfortable pressure that stops nosebleeds fast and without mess—no doctors necessary. NasaClip takes the pressure off of health care professionals, patients, and caregivers and puts it where it belongs: on nosebleeds.

Meet The Team

The Founders

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Romil Patel

Co-Founder

Romil Patel is the head of strategy and operations at Bridgeton Capital. His career experiences range from investing and building early-stage software, consumer goods, and medical device businesses. He holds a degree in Biomedical Engineering from George Washington University and a master’s in engineering management from Dartmouth College.

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Dr. Elizabeth Clayborne

Founder & CEO

Dr. Clayborne is an ER physician, professor, and mother of two. Her passion and academic work focus on health policy, ethics, end-of-life care, and entrepreneurism.

Outside of her work with NasaClip, Dr. Clayborne continues to work clinically as an emergency physician and adjunct assistant professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

NasaClip is proudly Black-owned and woman-owned. Dr. Clayborne hopes NasaClip’s continued success will allow her to financially support and inspire budding entrepreneurs of all backgrounds.

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Dr. Neal Sikka

Co-Founder

Dr. Sikka is a Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at George Washington University and a Board-Certified Emergency Physician at the George Washington University Hospital. He is also the Director of the Innovative Practice Section at the GW Medical Faculty Associates and an active member of the GW mHealth Collaborative.

The Advisory Team

David Giarracco

MedTech Executive

Bob Titkemeyer

MedTech Founder & Executive

Manan Shah, MD

ENT Physician & MedTech Founder

Dawn Norman

Clinical + QA/RA Expert

Michael Russell

Commercial Advisor

The advisory team has more than 50 years of combined MedTech operating experience, which encompasses strategic business planning, product development, risk management and regulatory affairs, capital raising, clinical expertise and network, and go-to-market strategy.