Default company panoramic image

Kogent Surgical, LLC

Kogent designs, manufactures & distributes instruments, devices, equipment & consumables that enhance the skills of neuro surgeons.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Kogent designs manufactures & actively sells Titanium Instruments for cranial surgery & is developing new "Gold Standard" neuro capital equipment for cranial & spinal surgery. An RF mono/bipolar generator is in field testing, target date for FDA approval mid 2013. An ultrasonic aspirator is in bench top testing with an FDA target approval date late 2013. A high performance light source is in bench top field testing stage, FDA approval early 2014


  • Default avatar
    Gregg D. Scheller

    Kogent is Gregg's 4th medical device start up. Katalyst Surgical was his 3rd, 3 St. Louis Arch Angels invested in Katalyst. Grew Syneregtics to $55 million in revenues and a NASDAQ listing.

  • Default avatar
    William L. Bates

    His Angel groups have funded over 35 startup/early stage companies since 1984. Helped Gregg Scheller grow Synergetics from 12 to 400 employees and was responsible for finding, negotiating &closing the reverse merger that made Synergetics a NASDAQ Listed company. Spent the last 3 years with Synergetics creating the international sales channels for neuro products. Is also CFO of Katalyst & handled their $4 million capital raise in 2011.

  • Default avatar
    Jessica L. Montagne
    Neuro Product Marketing Manager

    6 years as Neuro product manager with Synergetics, 1 year with Stryker after they acquired the Synergetics ultrsonic aspirator business, 1 year with a Fenton based spinal surgery products company, joined Katalyst/Kogent January 2012. Jessica has handle customers and sales people extensively in the US & also worldwide. She has already contacted her domestic neuro friends & is setting up US sales channels for Kogent. Has worldwide OR experience.

  • Default avatar
    John M. Schallert
    Design Engineer

    Mechanical Engineer from U. of MO.
    Worked with Gregg Scheller at U. of MO and at Synergetics and now at Katalyst Kogent. Extensive experience in Operating Rooms working with surgeons on new designs