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Accelerated Orthopedic Technologies

AOT's Custom Hyaline Cartilage System achieves the ultimate goal of restoring normal physiological conditions in the defected area.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Guilford, CT, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Accelerated Orthopedic Technologies’ Custom Hyaline Cartilage System is the next generation solution for treating articular cartilage defects. Our instruments specifically address variations in defect-site shape, size, and topography on a patient by patient basis. Our custom cartilage plugs represent the new standard for treatment which will improve outcomes, reduce procedural costs, and significantly expand the addressable market in the process.


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    Tom Wood
    President & CEO

    -30 years in the medical device industry
    -17 years with US Surgical Corp. where he held various executive positions including:
    -Vice President/General Manager of the Life Sciences Division
    -Vice President Market Strategies
    -Founding CEO at:
    -Insulet Corp (IPO in 2006)
    -Applied Spine Tech., Yale University (Phase 3 Clin. Trials)
    -Cardio Photonics, Yale University (late-stage venture)

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    John Andres
    Legal and IP Consultant

    -25 years experience in medical devices and patent law
    -13 years with U.S. Surgical Corporation:
    -Chief Patent Counsel
    -Associate General Counsel
    -V.P. Strategic Business Development
    -Other experience:
    -V.P. and Patent Counsel of
    -Consultant providing patent strategy services to medical device firms
    -Partner in Hawk Healthcare, LLC

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    Thomas Wood
    Product Manager

    -Broad Ridge Brokerage Firm working with stock and loan trading
    -3 years serving as AOT product manager

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    Daniel Aupi
    Associate Product Manager

    -2 year internship at Pfizer engaging in bone oncology and bone biomarker validation research
    -9 months with AOT

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    Dennis Donnermeyer
    Executive Consultant

    Senior VP of Arthrex, Inc. for 16 years
    Sales Engineer at Richards Medical Company
    Relevant Skills Include:
    Comprehensive knowledge of technologies and innovations in the arthroscopy industry
    16 years experience in business development, sales management, and R&D
    Successful in recruitment and “build out” of U.S. distributors


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    John Andres

Previous Investors

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    Elm Street Ventures
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    Enhanced Capitol
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    IornWood Capitol