Subtle Medical

Menlo Park,  CA 
United States
  • Booth: 256

Welcome to Subtle Medical, innovative AI imaging solutions.

Subtle Medical, Inc. is a healthcare technology company focused on building artificial intelligence (AI)-powered software solutions that make medical imaging more efficient and better for patients.  

Subtle Medical has two commercially available FDA cleared & CE marked products, SubtlePETTM and SubtleMRTM .  SubtlePET allows hospitals and imaging centers to enhance images from up to 4x faster scans.  SubtleMR uses denoising and resolution enhancement to achieve higher quality imaging without additional time.  Both software solutions lead to improved patient experience during imaging procedures while boosting exam throughput and provider profitability.

Subtle's AI solutions enable the completion of more exams in a day compared to conventional imaging without the need for capital expenditures.  They reduce patient time in the scanner and helps hospitals and imaging centers enhance their bottom line in today’s competitive healthcare environment. The company’s technology utilizes deep learning algorithms that integrate seamlessly with any OEM scanner and PACS system to enhance images during acquisition without any interruption in the imaging specialists’ workflow.  

A third product undergoing clinical evaluation include SubtleGADTM, which enables 90% less gadolinium dose.

Brands: 1. SubtlePET (TM) FDA cleared & CE Mark approved 2. SubtleMR (TM) FDA cleared & CE Mark approved 3. SubtleGAD (TM) Research

 Press Releases

  • Subtle Medical honored for achievements in faster and safer medical imaging

    MENLO PARK, Calif.March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CB Insights today named Subtle Medical to the fourth annual AI 100 ranking, showcasing the 100 most promising private artificial intelligence companies in the world. Subtle Medical was recognized for its deep learning-based software solutions that enable faster and safer medical imaging, which increases workflow efficiency and improves patient experience.

    "The acceptance into the CB Insights AI Top 100 list marks a tremendous milestone for Subtle Medical," said Enhao Gong, PhD, Founder/CEO of Subtle Medical. "We have graduated from a promising start-up to a commercial company deploying software products that directly add value for patients and the centers that serve them. Through our deep learning-powered software solutions for accelerated image acquisition, hospitals and imaging centers can reap impressive efficiency gains while improving patient satisfaction. We are honored to be mentioned among this elite class of companies using AI to improve healthcare."

    Subtle Medical has successfully launched two FDA-cleared & CE Marked products, SubtlePET™ and SubtleMR™. SubtlePET allows hospitals and imaging centers to enhance images from up to 4x faster PET scans while SubtleMR uses denoising and resolution enhancement to achieve higher quality MRI scans without additional time. Both software solutions lead to an improved patient experience during imaging procedures, while boosting exam throughput and profitability. Subtle Medical recently received a NIH SBIR Grant for $1.6 million in order to continue research on SubtleGAD™, their third software product in research phase aimed at lowering gadolinium dose in contrast-enhanced MRI exams by 90%.

    Current products are just the beginning of Subtle Medical's AI solutions. The company has a long term vision of becoming a holistic solution to improve the quality and efficiency of the entire imaging workflow, and also expanding beyond clinical radiology into life sciences, pharmaceuticals, and more.

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    About Subtle Medical:
    Subtle Medical, Inc. is a healthcare technology company out of Stanford University founded by practicing Neuroradiologist, Professor Greg Zaharchuk, MD, PhD, and Enhao Gong, PhD. It was named a 2018 Minnies Award semi-finalist for Best New Radiology Vendor by It also received the NVIDIA Inception Award for Top Healthcare+AI Startup Globally selected from over 3,000 contenders. Subtle Medical has developed a suite of deep learning solutions that improve radiology workflow efficiency and patient experience during imaging procedures. Current clinical partners include UCSF, Hoag Hospital, UCSD, UPMC, MD Anderson, Toronto Sickkids, DASA in Brazil, Tiantan Hospital in China, and Middlesex Hospital. For more information, visit

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