We innovate solutions and provide expertise for today’s most effective IBD treatment.

SonarMD was founded on the belief that there had to be a better way to gain control and get ahead of both the debilitating disease and skyrocketing costs. Enabling early intervention and management by enhancing the level of care offered through providers.

SonarMD is the leading, value-based care coordination solution for complex chronic GI diseases. Our longitudinal, high-engagement platform makes it easy to detect deteriorating health sooner and intervene faster. We use a risk-based model to align clinical and financial incentives, sharing savings with health insurers and specialists to lower the overall cost of care.

Our Leadership Team

Beth HouckChief Executive Officer

Beth Houck has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Before joining SonarMD, she led customer experience for SA Ignite, a clo...ud-based healthcare technology company helping provider organizations manage performance and compliance with their MACRA initiatives. Prior to SA Ignite, Beth held positions in strategy, business development and operations in several healthcare organizations, including a startup focused on patient experience measurement and at health systems and payer organizations. Beth earned an MBA with a Health Services Management concentration from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Northwestern University.

Julie Schokora, RN Chief Operating Officer

Julie Schokora, RN, has more than 20 years of healthcare industry experience. She is a strong product management professional skilled in business process..., IT strategy, healthcare IT, business transformation and software development life cycle. Prior to SonarMD, Julie held leadership positions at Evolent Health and Health Care Service Corp. and was a senior manager with Deloitte Consulting, where she worked with many regional and national payers focused on complex strategic and operational solutions. She began her career as a registered nurse and maintains an active license. Julie earned a Master of Health Services Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, both from the University of Michigan.

Lawrence R. Kosinski, MDFounder and BOARD MEMBER

Lawrence R. Kosinski, MD, MBA, has more than 35 years of experience practicing gastroenterology in suburban Chicago. He began his career in a small, three-ph...sician GI practice and built it into the state’s largest, the 50-physician Illinois Gastroenterology Group. Dr. Kosinski serves on CMS’ Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) to help develop bold, new Medicare payment models. He has been an active member of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) for nearly 40 years, and serves as Councillor At-Large for Development and Growth. Dr. Kosinski earned his MD from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.

Leslie AthmerVice president of Product

Erica AriasVice president of operations

“We are empowering physicians to set the new standard for digestive care.”

“We have been able to protect and enhance the independent doctor-patient relationship vs. compete with it . No one else is doing that in this space.“

Rich Hendersonvice president of sales

Sachin SinghHEAD of Data SCIENCE

Our Board Members

Roy Beveridge, MDBoard membeR

Lili Brillstein, MPHAdvisor

“Each new provider we are privileged to support continues to make our technology smarter and insights sharper.”



Charity TarnBoard member

Medical Advisory Board

Joel V. Brill, MD, FACPAdvisor

John Fox, MD, MHAAdvisor

Louis Korman, MDAdvisor

Leanne Metcalfe, PhDAdvisor

Kimberly Persley, MDAdvisor

Alyssa AmesAdvisor