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Operativ

Operativ (formerly titled Evergreen Orthopedic Reserach Lab) strives to educate orthopedic surgeons in order to improve surgical techniques and patient outco...

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Kirkland, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2005
  • Employees 4
  • Website operativ.com

Company Summary

Operativ (formerly titled Evergreen Orthopedic Reserach Lab) strives to educate orthopedic surgeons in order to improve surgical techniques and patient outcomes by developing orthopedic instruments that allow the utilization of advanced techniques. Operativ was created in part to help answer the need for instruments specifically designed for Minimally Invasive Surgery and navigation techniques in knee replacement surgery.

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    Craig M McAllister
    President

    Dr. McAllister earned his medical degree from the University of Washington and after his residency and fellowship returned to the Northwest and started his practice in Kirkland. He has substantial experience in the orthopedic implant industry and is a recognized designer of instruments and implants. He has a proven track record in combining hands-on teaching methods, surgeon education, and instrument design.

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    Jeff D Stepanian
    Manager

    Mr. Stepanian has a BS in Biology from PLU. He graduated in Physician Assistant Studies from Quinnipiac University. He is a knowledgeable and extensively published Physician Assistant with a proven track record in patient care. He has co-authored a number of papers, done lectures, and is a respected educator. He has an extensive, hands-on experience in hip and knee replacement surgery and a vast background in cadaver-based surgeon education.

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    Mark Kuiper
    Engineering Director

    Mr. Kuiper holds degrees in mechanical and manufacturing engineering. His background provides him with extensive experience in design, quality, manufacturing, and management. He is a proven innovator, entrepreneur, and leader. He has overseen a variety of orthopedic projects from idea to application in the areas of arthroscopy, foot and ankle, spine surgery, joint replacement, and minimally invasive procedures.

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    Karen Gauger
    Administrator

Advisors

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    Tamara Roe
    Lawyer
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    Ed Clark
    Accountant
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