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General Surgical Innovations Inc.

Division of Medtronic PLC

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Back Behind the Inventor's Bench: An Interview with Tom Fogarty

The dean of device physician-entrepreneurs is launching a new crop of start-ups. Here Thomas Fogarty, MD, a cardiovascular surgeon and the entrepreneur behind more than 30 device companies, talks about the current key issues in device company creation.
Medical Device Business Strategies

Fogarty and Three Arch Split Over IP Royalty Dispute

Embroiled in a dispute over intellectual property royalties, physician/inventor/entrepreneur Thomas Fogarty, MD, and Three Arch Partners, the venture firm he co-founded in 1993, have parted company.
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The Sell/Go Public Dilemma for Device Companies

With device company investors worried about exit strategies, companies and their financiers are looking for creative ways to get deals done. Limited exit opportunities are making financiers anxious, driving them to put more money into fewer start-ups, which target devices aimed at larger markets. Some entrepreneurs are forming incubators to focus on niche products in which they develop new technologies, then sell them without building companies around them.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
      • Minimally or Less Invasive
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Medtronic PLC
  • Senior Management
  • Gregory D Casciaro, Pres. & CEO
    Stephen J Bonelli, Treasuer, VP, Fin. & Admin. & CFO
    James E Jervis, VP, R&D
  • Contact Info
  • General Surgical Innovations Inc.
    Phone: (415) 812-9740
    10460 Bubb Rd.
    Cupertino, CA 95014