Core Expertise:
  • Laparoscopic and endoscopic devices: surgical waste management, suction irrigation devices, surgical knives, linear cutters, linear staplers, circular staplers, dissectors, graspers, surgical staplers, skin staplers, anastomotic stapling devices,
  • Respiratory devices: oxygen concentrators, liquid oxygen systems, compressed oxygen gas tanks, gas pressure regulators, oxygen conserving devices, portable ventilators, breathing circuits
  • Sleep Therapy Devices: CPAP, BPAP, portable ventilators, sleep masks
  • Respiratory Diagnosis: Spiromters, Flow Sensors, Polysomnograpgy
  • Product Development Support: technical design reviews, FDA and GMP compliance reviews, FDA, GMP Guidelines
  • IP Evaluation, IP Litigation Support (infringement analysis, invalidity analysis)
  • Accomplishments: PhD in Industrial and Mechanical Engineering
    Registered Professional Engineer
    Certificate of New Product Development
    Certificate of European Medical Device Directives for Product Safety and Testing
    19 Patents, 2 Funded Research/Grants, 3 Book/Book Chapters, 22 Journal Articles, 2 Proceedings
    Adjunct Professor of 6 schools
    Previous Companies: Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Digital Equipment Corporation, Tektronix