With over 20 years of experience in healthcare delivery and the implementation of complex operations in the global health space, Dr. Luu works relentlessly in all corners of the globe to democratize cardiac care and educate populations about cardiovascular diseases. In the sectors of biotechnology and healthcare technology, he is an innovator and speaks around the world on such topics.
Dr. Luu has introduced many innovations to the healthcare industry including: The Heart Mobile: the first cardiac mobile clinic in Africa, The Heart Jet: a flying cardiac clinic, and digital health technologies for developing countries. He was a pioneer in cardiovascular screening for airline passengers and corporate top-executives in New York. He is currently working on “omics” diagnostics for heart diseases.
Dr. Luu has successfully delivered life-saving surgical and medical programs and implemented sustainable national programs in partnership with government entities and organizations in the public and private sectors—alongside, they serve thousands of children and adults who need cardiac care in populations across many different continents.
Dr. Luu is the Founder and CEO of Absolutys, a New York-based healthcare group that develops live-saving solutions and builds impactful ventures such as Absolutys Biosciences a precision medicine platform for diseases prevention, management, and therapy; Absolutys Marketplace, a marketplace for healthcare expertises and solutions; Absolutys Institute is a healthcare think-tank committed to advancing health equity, fostering innovation, and building a healthier world.
In 2010, Dr. Luu founded The Heart Fund, a non-profit organization with the United Nations ECOSOS Special Consultative Status and Prix Galien Medstartup 2018 finalist. As President of the organization, Dr. Luu heads a team which works to improve cardiovascular health in vulnerable populations of developing countries. An integrative approach is used which spans early prevention education to emergency, life-saving, open-heart surgery for children and adults, to the building of mobile clinics. Each year, The Heart Fund collaborates with over one hundred volunteer experts and 120 private and institutional partners in many countries including: Haiti, India, Mauritania, South Africa and Ivory Coast. The Heart Fund continues to save the lives of cardiac patients suffering from heart disease by investing in solutions and innovations that revolutionize access to care.
In 2010, Dr Luu co-founded Generous People, the first Chair of Micro-Philanthropy in France at Paris School of Business for the MBA International Business. Generous People is a movement committed to impact the health and well-being of the population through information, education, and experience. Fortune 500 companies, Forbes 400 individuals, Academy Award winners, Grammy Award nominees, TIME 100 honorees, as well as dignitaries, United Nations officers and diplomats have joined the Generous People movement.
Many personalities have joined Dr Luu in his fight for health democracy including Leonardo DiCaprio, Akon, Didier Drogba, Alina Baikova, Rosario Dawson, Patrice and Precious Motsepe, Jay Shroff, Len Blavatnik, Paris Hilton, Prakash Hinduja, and Remo Ruffini.
Dr David Luu holds a Medical Doctorate from Antilles University and a french board of surgery. He was a fellow in paediatric and congenital cardiac surgery at Necker Hospital and Marie Lannelongue Hospital from 2011 to 2014. From 2014 to 2016 he created and directed the cardiovascular health department at NYC Surgical Associates, pioneering cardiovascular corporate screening. He co-directed the chair of philanthropy at Paris School of Business. He was elected chairman of the junior committee of the European Society for CardioVascular Surgery from 2010-2012. He was the coordinator of research at the Aortic Center at Lenox Hill Hospital from 2008-2009.
David is married with Moana Luu and they live in New York City with their son.
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