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Abbott Spine

Division of Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Biomaterials
    • Implantable Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
      • Minimally or Less Invasive
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Musculoskeletal & Connective Tissue Disorders > Spinal Disorders
  • Alias(es)
  • Spinal Concepts Inc.
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Jeffrey R Binder, Pres. & CEO
    Wesley E Johnson, VP, Operations & CFO
    Chuck Jaggers, VP, R&D
  • Contact Info
  • Abbott Spine
    Phone: (512) 918-2700
    5301 Riata Park Ct., Bldg. F
    Austin, TX 78727