Our Vision

The Vital Sign of Well-Being
is our guiding vision at Vital Start Health
Our focus is on complete well-being & mental health as the fifth Vital Sign, clinically guided, measurable and personalized for each person at every stage of their care journey

Core Principles


Science backed, Safety, Privacy, Security HIPAA,HITRUST


Targeted, engaging, patient-centered treatment


Smart, innovative, AI enabled, addressing current barriers

Key Awards & Accomplishments

Passion to Succeed

Our Team

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Kirthika Parmeswaran

“Close to a million women each year suffer from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders including postpartum depression but less than half get any treatment at all. I know because I was one of them.  I am passionate about this issue and want to address this through Vital Start” 

Founder & Chief Scientific Advisor

Dr. John Chuo

“I have been a doctor for 25 years and a neonatologist for the last 15 years. I have seen firsthand how the wellbeing of the parents can impact the outcomes of the child. I am interested in addressing this and I think we have a great product to do this at Vital Start

Advisory & Research

Dr. Chavis Patterson
Psychosocial Services Director, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Dr. Pam Geller
Co-Director, Mother & Baby Connections, Drexel
Rick Okin
Vice President, Strategic Development, Comcast
David Levine
Finance & Operations
Startup Advisory

Software & Services

We are growing! We are actively recruiting top-notch product & engineering talent and exploring partnership with mental health practitioners to make this vision a reality.

Office Locations:

3401 Grays Ferry Ave,
Building 450-1018,
Philadelphia, PA 19146-2701

Princeton Forrestal Village,
116 Village Blvd, Suite 200,
Princeton, New Jersey 08540