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Sonex Health, LLC

The SX-One MicroKnife™ with Meerkat™ technology is the ultra-low profile surgical tool for micro-incision carpal tunnel release that results in faster recovery.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Rochester, MN, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2014
  • Employees 10
  • Incorporation Type LLC
  • Website

Company Summary

Sonex Health's mission is to be the World Leader in ultrasound-guided surgery and equip physicians to provide therapies that reduce invasiveness, improve safety, and reduce the cost of care. We have developed and commercially launched the SX-One MicroKnife™ with Meerkat™ technology to treat carpal tunnel syndrome safely and effectively in the office resulting in rapid patient recovery, and reduced costs.


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    Darryl Barnes, MD
    Co-Founder and CEO Sonex Health - 2014
    Awarded the Medical Devices CEO of the Year 2018 – Upper Midwest USA and the Most Outstanding Health Tech Innovator – Upper Midwest USA by CEO Monthly
    Co-Inventor of the SX-One MicroKnife (Sonex Health, LLC)
    Co-Inventor of the TX-1 US guided surgical device (Tenex Health, Inc)
    Med Ad Board & Assoc Med Dir– Tenex Health, Inc.
    Awarded multiple patents for medical devices

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    Jay Smith, MD
    Co-Founder and CMO Sonex Health - 2014
    Co-Inventor of the Stealth Micro-KnifeTM
    World renowned physician leader/educator in MSK US
    Author of >60 MSK US peer-reviewed scientific papers
    Co-Inventor of the TX-1 US guided medical device
    Licensed to Tenex Health, Inc.
    Associate Medical Director – Tenex Health Research
    Developer/Course Director AIUM MSKUS Course

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    Aaron Keenan, MBA
    - Co-Founder and COO/CFO Sonex Health - 2014
    - CFO and COO Annulus Health 2012 - present
    - The Feely Splint – Launched 2014
    - Experienced business operations and leadership
    - Finance
    - Engineering
    - Manufacturing
    - Product launch
    - Healthcare

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    VP of Market Development

    Over 30 years of experience in the medical device industry and is responsible for implementing our marketing strategy and company sales growth. His background includes the launch of several new consumer-elective medical devices and procedures. He also has an extensive background in working with payers to adapt reimbursement policies to accommodate innovative new technologies.