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Miret Surgical

Miret is developing no-scar laparoscopic surgical tools that preserve operative time and procedure cost.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Millbrae, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2010
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Miret Surgical is developing a system of laparoscopic tools that enables surgery without visible scars, requires minimal surgeon retraining and is at all-in cost parity with standard laparoscopic procedures.


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    Avi Roop
    Co-Founder and CEO

    Avi Roop brings 16 years of medical device experience to the firm. He has been involved in two prior start-ups: Vascular Science (sold to STJ in '99) and Tarsus Medical (sold to IART in '13). In addition, Avi spent two years at Boston Scientific - Scimed ('96-'97) and nine years at St. Jude Medical ('99-'08). He holds a BSME from Minnesota-IT, an MBA from Berkeley-Haas and was a Stanford Biodesign Fellow. Avi holds 14 issued US patents.

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    Chris Pell
    Co-Founder and Head of Engineering

    Chris Pell is head of research and development. He is a Stanford graduate in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Design Methodology. He has work experiences from marine research instrumentation to unmanned aerial vehicles.