Meet Our Team

Meet Our Experienced Team

The Believe Health leadership team represents a rich cross-section of talents needed for success.

Douglas Harrison

Douglas Harrison

CEO
Doug is a successful entrepreneur who has helped guide 100's of businesses to success over the course of his career enabled by the ability to empathize with customers and design for their needs while keeping profitability in focus.
Sandy Rasque

Sandy Rasque

President
Sandy has spent her career in healthcare with work in insurance and several concierge practice conversions. She brings a deep sensitivity to representing the integrity of patient-doctor relationships to the Believe program.

Meet Our Medical Advisors

The Believe Health leadership team includes leading Medical Advisors who are Experts in their Field.

Joel Bauer, MD

Joel J. Bauer, MD

National Medical Advisor
Joel is Emeritus Professor of Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with 40 years of experience in general, gastrointestinal, abdominal wall reconstruction, and colorectal surgery.  Sub-specialty: Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Minimally Invasive Surgery.   Joel has participated in the development of several innovative surgical procedures for patients with chronic ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
Hugo Barrera, MD

Hugo Barrera, MD

Bariatric Medical Advisor
Dr Hugo Barrera was born in Colombia, South America and moved to the United States at the age of two.  He moved to California with his parents in 1978 and graduated from high school in La Jolla, California in 1984.  After completing a double major in biochemistry and neurobiology at the University of California, Berkeley in 1988, he attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine where he earned his M.D. in 1992.
Duc Vuong, MD

Duc Vuong, MD

Bariatric Medical Advisor
Dr. Duc Vuong is one of the World’s Top Weight Loss Surgeons, an author of 13 books, and the leading expert in education for the bariatric patient. His particular passion is in helping people break self-limiting cycles and start over again, regardless of the situation. He teaches transformational tools to impact mental, physical, and financial wellness. He believes that everyone can have more because they can be more.