Stabiliz Orthopaedics

We listen and we innovate. Stabiliz offers the first truly dynamic plate and screw technology: A system that changes during the course of fracture healing.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Exton, PA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2009
  • Employees 4
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Stabiliz Orthopaedics develops novel approaches to fracture care. Our lead system is the first FDA-cleared plate and hybrid metallic/polymer screw system to change with the body during the course of fracture healing. By promoting late stage motion, this system aims to significantly reduce the healing complications seen with today's implants. Investors include Ben Franklin Technology Partners (Seed) and Delaware Crossing Investor Group (Series A).


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    President & Chief Executive Officer, Chairman

    Stabiliz co-founder and co-inventor of the Stabiliz hybrid metal/polymer screw technology. Previously, Doug served as Director of Orthopedic Research, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine where he established the department's research program. He has over 15 years of orthopedic and medical device experience with ten patents, multiple grants and regulatory successes, and over 25 peer-reviewed publications.

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    Bob Peterhans
    Chief Operating Officer, Director

    Previously, Bob served as Philips Healthcare's General Manager, Emergency Care & Resuscitation Businesses. From 2007-2010, Bob was President of Zimmer Trauma, where he oversaw the development and launch of Zimmer's MotionLoc plate and screw system and had full P&L responsibility over a $250 million global business. Other past leadership positions include GM at Zimmer Trabecular Metal, VP & GM at Siemens Medical, and GM at GE Healthcare.

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    R. Michael Adelizzi, MBA
    SVP Quality & Business Development, Director

    Mike is a Stabiliz co-founder and biomedical engineer with experience in medical device field engineering, device implementation and integration, new product development, sales, marketing, and strategy. Previously, while working for Israeli startup Motorika, he helped launch a line of physical rehabilitation robots into the U.S. market, accounting for $3 million in revenue.

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    Bradley S. Grossman, MBA
    SVP Marketing, Director

    Brad is a Stabiliz co-founder and an experienced entrepreneur with a strong track record in marketing and operations. He has experience in product development, branding, manufacturing, strategy, fundraising, and sales. Brad also has experience launching and running his own businesses, such as marketing agency Fresh Images.

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    Chief Compliance Officer, Director

    Former President, Acumed. David spent over 21 years at Acumed contributing to the design, marketing, business development and launch of several successful product lines in the orthopedic trauma segment, many of which solved specific end user problems and benefitted patients around the globe. He strategically led the company through five years of double-digit revenue growth, from $2 to $200 million.

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    David S Washburn

    CFO, Acuitive Technologies. Dave has over 36 years of orthopedic start-up experience having successfully built and sold multiple businesses including a $110M acquisition by Zimmer and a $120M acquisition by Stryker.