Navigation Links
William Christy Takes Helm as SpineMatrix CEO

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- William "Bill" Christy, a veteran of five successful medical device start-up companies, has been named chief executive officer of SpineMatrix, an Akron, Ohio-based medical technology company specializing in advanced spinal diagnostics. He joins the company after serving as president and CEO of AOI Medical, a developer of medical devices for the treatment of osteoporotic spine disorders.

Christy brings 23 years of medical device industry research and development, sales, marketing, and global reach to SpineMatrix. Throughout his career, he has served as founder and CEO of Ortheon Medical LLC, a company that focused on orthopedic tendon repair; founder and CEO of ESD Medical LLC, a developer of tubal ligation products, which was transacted to U.S. Surgical Corp.; and founder and CEO of Synergistic Medical Technologies Inc, a laparoscopic product company that was transacted to Ethicon Endo-Surgery. Christy has been instrumental in launching 20 new medical devices to the marketplace. He also holds more than 20 issued and published patents.

"Bill's extensive professional experience in the medical industry and as an entrepreneur is the perfect fit for our expansion objectives," said Jeff Krauss, chairman of SpineMatrix's board of directors. "He knows exactly the right steps in guiding the company through its expanded launch in the marketplace and will shepherd us through this crucial growth phase."

SpineMatrix's innovative technology and market opportunity are what attracted Christy to the company. "Spine care desperately needs more accurate diagnostic tools, and the healthcare industry is in search of ways to remove cost from the system and improve the quality of care. I believe SpineMatrix can have a major impact on both fronts and am excited by the opportunity," the new CEO said.

Christy received his bachelor's degree from the University of Central Florida and earned his MBA from Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business.

About SpineMatrix

Founded in 2003, SpineMatrix Inc. is a medical technology company specializing in advanced spinal diagnostics. A member of Northeast Ohio's thriving biomedical community, Akron-based SpineMatrix developed the Lumbar Matrix(TM) Scan, the first and only diagnostic procedure to produce a comprehensive physiological image of the lower back.

SpineMatrix is dedicated to helping physicians accurately diagnose and treat patients with low back pain. Additional information about SpineMatrix is available at

SOURCE SpineMatrix Inc.

SOURCE SpineMatrix Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. William Cork Joins Fenwal as Chief Technology Officer
2. Glamour Magazine Woman of the Year and MISSION Skincare Co-Founder, Serena Williams, Teams Up with CVS/pharmacy to Launch National Active Lifestyle Skincare Destinations
3. PAREXEL International to Present at William Blair Emerging Growth Stock Conference
4. Autism Spectrum Therapies Co-Founder and Chief Clinical Officer Dr. William Frea Appointed to Board of Directors of Los Angeles Chapter of Autism Speaks
5. Letter to Shareholders From Imagenetix, Inc. President/CEO William Spencer
6. Dr. Derek Winstanly of Quintiles to Serve as 2009 ACRO Chair; Mr. William Sharbaugh of PPD to Be Chair-Elect
7. Velcura Therapeutics, Inc. Adds William Brinkerhoff to its Board of Directors
8. William R. Ringo Joins Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc. Board of Directors as Chairman
9. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals to Present at William Blair & Company Small-Cap Growth Stock Conference
10. EDP Biotech Takes Next Step in the Development of ColoMarker
11. New Technology Reduces Risk of IVF Laboratory Mistakes by Electronically Identifying Sperm, Eggs and Other Materials for Each Patient
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... DUBLIN , Nov. 26, 2015 Research and ... "Asia Pacific Cardiac Pacemaker Market Outlook to 2019 - ... Drive the Demand " report to their offering. ... --> Boston scientific and others. ... global players including Medtronic, Biotronik, Boston ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... DUBLIN , November 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... the addition of the "2016 Future ... Drugs of Abuse Testing Market: Supplier Shares, ... report to their offering. --> ... of the "2016 Future Horizons and ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 ... Juntendo universitetssjukhus ser potential att använda ... magnetresonansbilder (MR-bilder) för patienter med multipel ... ett forskningsavtal med SyntheticMR AB för att ... forskningsprojekt på sjukhuset. Med SyMRI kan man ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/27/2015)... , ... November 27, 2015 , ... A team of ... ways to treat it. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted the findings on the website. ... Hospital Zurich analyzed the cases of 136 mesothelioma patients who were treated with chemotherapy ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 27, 2015 , ... ProSidebar: Fashion is a set of 30 ... ProSidebar: Fasion, video editors can easily add an informative sidebar to any FCPX production. ... Utilize presets featuring self-animating drop zones, lines, bars, and text with the ease of ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 27, 2015 , ... The moment you stop improving is ... fulfilling the needs of advisers and clients but going above and beyond to ... customer service. However, there's always room for improvement, which is why the entire ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Avid collector, Andrew Hawley from Vintage Rock Posters, announces his ... is one of Joplin's most famous and beautiful concert posters. The concert was held ... Ann Arbor. The According to Hawley, "It is hard to believe that Joplin's stardom ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... ... Travel Representative. As a franchise owner, Somu now offers travelers, value and care ... wedding packages, private cruise sales, as well as, cabin upgrades and special amenities ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):