Allotrope Medical

Using safe tissue stimulation to help physicians identify critical structures during surgery leveraging their existing instruments.

  • Stage Product In Market
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Houston, TX, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2016
  • Employees 3
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Allotrope Medical is a Y-Combinator & venture backed company that has developed StimSite, a proprietary smooth muscle stimulation technology that allows surgeons to quickly & safely identify critical structures such as the ureter during surgery.

StimSite is a FDA 510(k) cleared medical device & integrates with the surgeon's existing instruments (hand held & robotic) as well as electrosurgical generators for seamless workflow integration.


  • A general surgeon (trained at Harvard, UPenn and Cornell) & deeply understands unmet clinical needs. He has over 10 years of design and entrepreneurship experience both in and out of healthcare. A serial inventor, Albert is the founder of Allotrope Medical.

  • 30+ years in med-tech, leading development, regulatory approval, manufacturing, distribution and early commercialization of new technologies to address unmet clinical needs. Class I-III devices, sterile disposables, complex DME + Disposable systems, and implantable devices. Four previous emerging technology company startups, with exits including CR Bard and Davis+Geck (now MDT). MBA, BSME, PE, numerous papers and patents

  • Vendor - Partners
    Contract Engineering & Manufacturing

    Allotrope Medical leverages experienced and qualified engineering resources to advance product development while minimizing overhead. Contract manufacturing of our devices is performed at ISO 13485 certified and FDA registered facilities. Allotrope Medical oversees all of the QMS functions with our partners.

  • Chief Commercial Officer

    25+ years in medical device and pharmaceutical sales leadership in both large and small companies. Previously led colorectal product sales at Medtronic/Covidien and has also led international sales for DeVilbiss.

Previous Investors

  • Houston Health Ventures
    Texas Halo Fund
  • Texas A&M Aggie Angels Network

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