Navigation Links
Z-Medica Appoints Vinod Thourani, M.D. to Board of Directors
Date:2/11/2019

Z-Medica, LLC, a Linden Capital Partners portfolio company and leading developer and manufacturer of hemostatic devices, announced today the appointment of nationally recognized cardiothoracic surgeon and researcher, Vinod Thourani, M.D., to the Board of Directors. Dr. Thourani currently serves as Professor of Surgery at Georgetown University School of Medicine and the Chairman of Cardiac Surgery for MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute, overseeing all cardiac surgical services at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, M.D.

“Throughout his distinguished career, Dr. Thourani has played a vital role in the development and refinement of cardiothoracic innovations, and we are honored to welcome him to our Board,” said Ernest Waaser, Chairman of Z-Medica and Linden Operating Partner. “His stellar reputation within the medical community, combined with his considerable experience guiding a number of significant clinical trials, will undoubtedly enable him to provide the Company – with unparalleled insight and guidance.”

Dr. Thourani is widely-admired throughout the cardiac surgery field for his work in structural heart disease and valve surgery, specifically Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and minimally invasive aortic and mitral valvular surgery. Prior to joining MedStar in August 2017, he served as a professor of surgery and medicine at Emory Healthcare, Co-Director of the Emory Structural Heart and Valve Center and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Emory University Hospital Midtown in Atlanta, G.A.
 
“My passion for identifying new treatment solutions that make a positive impact on patient outcomes has fueled my career in cardiothoracic surgery,” said Dr. Thourani. “I look forward to applying that same passion to my role on the Board, and assisting Z-Medica as it continues to break new ground and develop innovative tools to control bleeding.”

During his tenure at Emory, Dr. Thourani focused on developing and refining innovative strategies and devices to treat structural heart disease, particularly in those patients who previously had no treatment alternatives. In addition, he played a pivotal role in directing a number of large clinical studies resulting in a significant expansion of the understanding of the valve disease and, specifically, the use of TAVR, and served as the Director of the Advanced Transcatheter Valve Surgery Fellowship and a Fellow of the Woodruff Leadership Academy.

Dr. Thourani currently holds significant leadership positions in several major cardiology and cardiothoracic surgical associations, including a seat on the Board of Directors of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. He also serves as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, and the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Thourani obtained his B.S. from Furman University and received his M.D. at Emory University. 

Dr. Thourani joins the Board of Directors of Z-Medica alongside healthcare executives; Chris Van Gorder, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Scripps Health; Ernest Waaser, Chairman of Z-Medica and Linden Operating Partner; and Stephen Fanning, former Chief Executive Officer of Z-Medica.

About Z-Medica, LLC
Z-Medica, LLC, a Linden Capital Partners portfolio company, is a medical device manufacturer based in Wallingford, CT that is focused on the development, sale and marketing of innovative hemorrhage control products. For over a decade, Z-Medica has helped hospitals, militaries, law enforcement, first responders and consumers around the globe save lives and improve medical outcomes with their QuikClot® brand of products which are manufactured in the United States. For more information, visit http://www.QuikClot.com and http://www.Z-Medica.com. Follow us on Twitter @QuikClot and Facebook @QuikClotFans.

About Linden Capital Partners
Linden Capital Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused exclusively on leveraged buyouts in the healthcare industry. Linden’s strategy is based upon three elements: i) healthcare specialization, ii) integrated private equity and operating expertise, and iii) strategic relationships with large corporations. Linden invests in middle market platforms in the medical products, specialty distribution, pharmaceutical, and services segments of healthcare. For more information, please visit http://www.lindenllc.com.

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/z_medica_appoints_vinod_thourani_m_d_to_board_of_directors/prweb16095550.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2019 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related medicine news :

1. Z-Medica Commends Tucson Police Department for Trauma Kit Utilization
2. Z-Medica and OxySure Sign Distribution Agreement
3. Z-Medica® Launches New Corporate Website
4. Z-Medica Receives Presidential Award for Export Successes
5. Z-Medica Teams Up with the American College of Surgeons Providing Basic Bleeding Control Instructor Training
6. Z-Medica to Provide New York City Police Department with QuikClot Belt Trauma Kits
7. Z-Medica Provides Bleeding Control Kits to UPMC to be Distributed to Schools in Pennsylvania
8. Z-Medica Products Approved For Use In Brazil
9. Z-Medica Supports Disabled Veterans Program at UConn School of Business
10. Global Life Sciences Consulting Firm, MAETRICS, Appoints Fortune 100 Sales Executive, R.J. Lemieux.
11. The DelRay Recovery Center Appoints Britt Bonner as the Director of Clinical Outreach
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/19/2019)... DECATUR, Ill. (PRWEB) , ... ... ... Administrator (TPA) Consociate Health has developed a reputation for building strategic partnerships ... Today, the company announced an aggressive team expansion to deliver healthcare administrative ...
(Date:4/19/2019)... ANGELES (PRWEB) , ... April 18, 2019 , ... Residents ... those treated by outside physicians. This is according to a study of ... (LAJH) under the auspices of the Brandman Research Institute (BRI) . The quality ...
(Date:4/19/2019)... ... April 19, 2019 , ... ... Advocate Manager, The University of Vermont Health Network-CVPH, Plattsburgh, NY with the 2019 ... field of patient advocacy and to fellow patient advocates. Doyle was honored with ...
(Date:4/18/2019)... ... , ... Swiss Pet company PerAnimal launches a new unique pet ... human and animal while improving the overall wellness of pet companions. , All PerAnimal ... experience. They are made by hand from organic Swiss herbal condensate and Swiss Alpine ...
(Date:4/18/2019)... , ... April 18, 2019 , ... ... practice in Beverly Hills that offers a full menu of cosmetic and general ... and sought-after expertise in biomimetic dentistry, which relies on minimally-invasive techniques in restorative ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/19/2019)... ... April 18, 2019 , ... CBD Hacker , the ... 4/20 weekend 2019 . The list contains the best sales from brands that CBD ... companies will offer deep discounts on popular items. And CBD Hacker has also partnered ...
(Date:4/18/2019)... ... April 18, 2019 , ... MedMen – ... law and leading world class retail locations – has partnered with Buxton to identify ... Canada. Buxton’s customer analytics and site scoring tools will allow MedMen to identify their ...
(Date:4/18/2019)... PRINCETON, N.J. (PRWEB) , ... April 18, 2019 ... ... expertise to assist the life science industry in advancing the development of medical ... nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and its more advanced form, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: