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inx Medical

inx Medical is a start-up medical device company that designs, develops, and markets medical devices related to the anorectal and gastrointestinal markets.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Chesterfield, MO, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2011
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Inx Medical is a medical device company that is developing medical devices related to the anorectal and gastrointestinal markets. The company's initial focus is on the treatment of hemorrhoids. The prevalence of hemorrhoids in the US is 10.4 million people, with approximately 1 million new cases diagnosed each year. The product line is designed to offer a continuum of care of devices used to aid physicians in the surgical removal of hemorrhoids.


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    James L. Vermeersch
    President & CEO

    James L. Vermeersch has over 15 years’ experience in medical device sales, marketing, and management. Mr. Vermeersch brings with him experience with Fortune 500 medical device companies, as well as start-up medical device companies. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Dayton, and is a participant in the Bio Entrepreneur Development Program thru the Center for Emerging Technologies.

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    Lawrence C. Cardinale
    Managing Director

    Lawrence C. Cardinale has over 40 years’ experience in medical device manufacturing, product development, and operations. Mr. Cardinale previously founded and managed a privately held Bio-Medical Device Company in the Life Sciences Diagnostic segment, which was later sold to the Danaher Corporation. He is an Independent Member of Board of Directors for Synergetics (St. Louis, MO). He serves on the Audit, Compensation and Governance Committee's.

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    Fred H. Williams
    Medical Director

    Fred Williams, MD is a board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. He is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Williams is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterology Association, and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Williams is currently in private practice in St. Louis, MO.

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    Walter R. Peters, MD
    Medical Advisor

    A graduate of the Washington University School of Medicine, he completed his general surgery residency and colon and rectal surgery fellowship at the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis (Washington University). Dr. Peters is board certified in both general and colon and rectal surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.


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    Brian J. Gill - Armstrong Teasdale, LLP
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    Donald L. Leonard, Jr., CPA - Leonard & Pappas, LLC