Medacta International is heading into 2017 with significant momentum in its U.S. spine business, including the appointment of a new Medical Director following breakout business performance in 2016. Effective immediately, noted spinal surgeon and data scientist S. Raymond Golish, MD, PhD, MBA will serve as Medical Director of the Medacta USA Spine Division. Dr. Golish will support Medacta’s U.S. subsidiary in its spine product development and commercial activities, helping the company expand upon its culture of collaboration, clinical excellence, and evidence-based and patient-centric innovation.
“With his diverse experience as a surgeon, medical data scientist and expert in U.S. regulatory affairs, Dr. Golish will be an important addition to the Medacta spine team as it continues to introduce methodical, thoughtful and evidence-based innovations,” said Francesco Siccardi, Executive Vice President of Medacta International. “His steadfast dedication to patient safety and the role that medical device innovation can play in improving life aligns well with our ideals at Medacta, and we are thrilled to have him on board as we look to meet our ambitious growth targets in the year ahead.”