Expert in Medical Devices - ENT Devices, Surgical Devices, Cardiac Devices, Renal Devices & Artificial Organ
Expert ID: 731137 California, USA
Expert teaches courses titled ‘Medical Device Design & Development’, ‘Human Physiology in Health & Disease’ ‘Overview of the Medical Device Industry’ and ‘Medical Devices- the Basics & the Business’, ‘Cardio-Pulmonary Pathophysiology and Devices.’
• ENT DEVICES – EX: CPAP DEVICES
• BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
• WIRELESS MEDICAL DEVICES
• NEPHROLOGY & RENAL DEVICES
• MEDICAL DEVICE DESIGN
• SURGERY – ENT, OBSTETRICS, PLASTIC
• BLOOD DEVICES AND CARDIAC DEVICES
• PATENT ANALYSIS
• CARDIAC DEVICES & ARTIFICIAL ORGANS
• MEDICAL SOFTWARE & INFORMATICS
• MEDICAL MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY
• DISEASE & DEVICE INTERVENTIONS
• BIOMECHANICS & IMPLANTS
• STEM CELL TECHNOLOGY
Consulting Engagement relating to Patent Analysis:
Type of Matter: Retained as a Medical Device Consultant to do Patent Analysis and Characterization by a large public company.
Client Firm: 9 patents were analyzed, characterized, ‘freedom to operate,’ patent infringement potential explored. Client name to be kept confidential.
Services Provided: Consulting services on Medical Devices
|Year: 1998||Degree: Post Doctorate in Biomedical Engineering||Subject: Biomedical Engineering||Institution: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI|
|Year: 1995||Degree: Ph.D. - Biomedical Engineering||Subject: Biomedical Engineering||Institution: Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay|
|Year: 1990||Degree: M. Technology||Subject: Biomedical Engineering||Institution: Indian Institute of Technology|
|Year: 1986||Degree: Diploma in OtoRhinoLaryngology||Subject: Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery||Institution: Karnatak University, India|
|Year: 1983||Degree: MBBS (MD Equivalent)||Subject: Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery||Institution: Karnatak University, India|
|Years: 2011 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Vice President & Head of Medical Device Vertical||Department:|
Responsibilities:Created ‘proof of concept’ medical device solutions to Medical Device clients. Obtained the ISO 13485 Certification for the company. Designed and Developed Proof of Concepts such as: CPAP devices, Sleep Apnea devices, Mobile Cardiac health monitoring devices, Renal Monitoring Devices, Bio Analytical Instrumentation.
|Years: 2009 to 2011||Employer: Patni Americas Inc||Title: Associate Vice President - Medical Devices & Healthcare||Department:|
Responsibilities:Solution origination, new services conceptualization and subject matter expertise: Drive the clinical and therapeutic maturity of vertical by providing subject matter expertise. Mentor the next level of domain leadership. Oversee solution propositions, RFI/RFP responses with clinical and industry insights. Deep technical and clinical knowledge transfer – motivate and train the pursuit teams. Conceptualizing and developing new Proof of Concepts, prototypes demonstrable to clients. Conceptualizing and creating new service offerings – GoToMarket strategy, defining success. Designed, Developed and evaluated new product and application ideas around; Cardiology Devices - ICDs, Pacemakers; Cardiac & Diagnostic Imaging; EMR-device interface & Hospital Information Systems; Hemapheresis & Therapeutic Apheresis; Laparoscopic surgery Instrumentation; Neuromodulation & Hearing Devices; Patient Monitoring & Hospital Info Systems; Surgical Planning Software; Therapeutic Devices.
|Years: 2008 to 2009||Employer: Wipro Technologies Inc||Title: Medical Domain Expert - Product Strategy & Architecture||Department:|
Responsibilities:Worked on New Medical Device Product Strategies, market research and market strategies, medical device solutions, and medical device consulting. Solutions worked on were around: Telepathology, Telemetry in Cardiology.
|Years: 2004 to 2008||Employer: MedTech Bridge||Title: Medical Domain Expert & CEO||Department:|
Responsibilities:Medtech Bridge provided Medical Domain expertise in Technology evaluation, Medical Affairs, Clinical Consulting, Biomedical Communications, Medical Market Research, Medical Information & Medical Content Management. It provides high quality cross-disciplinary and customized Biomedical Technology training.
|Years: 2005 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Instructor in Medical Devices, Human Physiology & Cardiovascular Therapeutics||Department: Professional Extensions|
Responsibilities:As an industry expert in Medical Devices, teaches courses titled ‘Overview of the Medical Device Industry’ and ‘Medical Devices- the Basics & the Business,’ ‘Cardio-Pulmonary Pathophysiology and Devices,’ ‘Medical Device Design & Development,’ ‘Human Physiology in Health & Disease’ for University of California extensions.
|Years: 2003 to 2004||Employer: Sanmina-SCI||Title: Medical Projects Manager||Department: Medical Division|
Responsibilities:Principal interface with the customer. Key leadership position. Managed client relationships. Quick technology assessment, presenting company capabilities to prospective clients, writing compelling proposals and closing project sales. Self-starter, independent with strong analytical and excellent interpersonal skills. Motivated creative and out-of-the-box thinker.
|Years: 2002 to 2003||Employer: U S Education Inc||Title: Medical Director||Department: Healthcare & Medical|
Responsibilities:Supervised 15 direct reports. Responsibilities included development of medical education programs, identifying and recruit teaching faculty, budgeting, P & L. Developed partnerships with hospitals, biotech and medical device companies. Strong management abilities including analytical evaluation, organization, delegation, team and resource management. Managed conflict, motivated, inspired and managed staff. Strong leadership skills. Developed educational programs to educate personnel on biology and medical topics. Expert on medical technology.
|Years: 1998 to 2001||Employer: Oceania & Xuma Technologies||Title: Clinical Reporting Analyst||Department:|
Responsibilities:Reporting of computerized patient records on Crystal Reports and design of databases. Oceania developed healthcare administrative and patient management systems for HMOs such as Kaiser. Oceania's products enabled clinicians to rapidly analyze patient health information.
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1985 to 1990||Country / Region: India, Asia||Summary: Clinician- Surgeon: As a medical doctor and head resident doctor in Ear, Nose, and Throat surgery in Hospital for Children, Bombay, managed the whole department. Effected the smooth functioning of the operating,emergency rooms and outpatient facility. Planned and carried out community health awareness programs.|
|Medical / Professional|
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|Expert Witness Experience|
| Expert Engagement:
Type of Matter: Cause of death of patient on a medical device (tracheostomy tube).
Consulting Engagement relating to Patent Analysis:
Type of Matter: Retained as a Medical Device Consultant to do Patent Analysis
|Training / Seminars|
|Has a lot of experience sourcing and locating vendors and suppliers in the area of Medical Devices - this was part of Expert's work in most of the earlier jobs.|
Fields of Expertise
biomedical device, electronic medical device, electronic medical device design, medical device, medical device design, medical device patent, medical device software, medical filter, medical technology, surgical instrument, therapeutic device, medical device marketing, breathalyzer, medical device evaluation, medical device liability, medical device safety, medical device clinical research, medical device product development, heparin coating material, biomedical device design review, medical device reliability testing, medical device mechanical stress analysis, medical product, artificial cardiac pacemaker, implantable device, endoscope, defibrillator, clinical trial, biomedical engineering