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NewGen Surgical Introduces Sustainably Designed Needle Counter

San Rafael, California, November 28, 2017 – NewGen Surgical, Inc. announced the release of a new product line, NewGen Surgical Needle Counters, the first sustainably designed single-use disposable needle counters. The NewGen Surgical Needle Counters are designed to deliver the same clinical performance using plant-based materials, while reducing the use of non-renewable plastics. Needle counters […]

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Ajmal Noorani to Join NewGen Surgical’s Board of Directors

San Rafael, California, November 6, 2017 – NewGen Surgical, maker of sustainably designed medical devices and surgical products, announced the appointment of new board member Ajmal Noorani. Mr. Noorani, an international business executive, brings experience in a variety of private sector backgrounds.   “As NewGen Surgical sharpens our focus on our core mission of reducing […]

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NewGen Surgical a Finalist in edie Sustainability Leaders Awards

San Rafael, California, November 3, 2017 – NewGen Surgical has been shortlisted for the edie Sustainability Leaders Award in the Sustainability Product Innovation category. The edie Sustainability Leaders Award, now in its 11th year, is organized by Faversham House, specialist sustainability publisher in the UK, and edie is their year-round resource providing practical information, insight […]

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NewGen Surgical Participates in 32nd International Coastal Cleanup

San Rafael, California, September 20, 2017 – On September 16, 2017, NewGen Surgical joined in the Ocean Conservancy’s 32nd International Coastal Cleanup Day coordinated by the California Coastal Commission. Hundreds of thousands of people worldwide participated in the International Coastal Cleanup, the world’s largest single-day volunteer effort to remove trash from local beaches and waterways. Since […]

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NewGen Surgical, Inc. announced today the expansion of its sales organization with the hiring of a National Sales Manager, John Hayes

San Rafael, California, August 1, 2017 – John has been working in the field of medical device sales and management for over 25 years with previous sales leadership and National Accounts positions with United States Surgical (now Medtronic), Alliance Medical (now Stryker Sustainable Solutions), Lanx, Inc., Power Medical Interventions, and Applied Medical. His latest position […]

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Katie MacCallum has joined the NewGen Surgical team

San Rafael, California, July 14, 2017 –– Katie MacCallum has joined the NewGen Surgical team for the summer while she works on her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. Currently a senior, Katie has worked with engineering teams at CalPoly to create a functional knee […]

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Peter Szyperski Joins NewGen Surgical Team

San Rafael, California, May 1, 2017 – Peter Szyperski was named Senior Operations Manager at NewGen Surgical. In this new position, Szyperski will be responsible for all functional areas of NewGen Surgical’s manufacturing operations. “Peter’s extensive experience in operations, manufacturing, quality and supply chain are the perfect foundation for his responsibilities as Senior Operations Manager […]

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Carol Summers Promoted to Senior Marketing Manager

San Rafael, California, April 17, 2017 – NewGen Surgical, Inc. today announced the promotion of Carol Summers to the position of Senior Marketing Manager. Prior to this promotion, Ms. Summers held the role as Manager of Product Marketing at NewGen Surgical and supported the efforts of successfully launching the first sustainable surgical skin stapler on […]

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Dr. Mohammad Diab, Chief of Pediatric Orthopedics at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, Joins NewGen Surgical Medical Advisory

June 3, 2016 – San Rafael, California – NewGen Surgical, Inc., announced today that Dr. Mohammad Diab has joined its Medical Advisory. As a pioneer in the field of spinal growth modulation, Dr. Diab will be an integral part of new product development and innovation in his role as Medical Advisor for NewGen Surgical. “Dr. […]

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Medical Device Design Veteran and Innovator, Ken Blier Joins NewGen Surgical, Inc. as Vice President of Product Development

March 15, 2016 – San Rafael, California – NewGen Surgical, Inc., announced that Ken Blier has joined the company as Vice President of Product Development. Mr. Blier will focus on new product innovation and operations. He will provide direction and feedback on the development of clinically effective, sustainably designed surgical products. During his successful career, […]

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Dr. Anne-Marie Regal, Prominent Bay Area Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeon, Joins NewGen Surgical, Inc. as Medical Director

January 25, 2015 – San Rafael, California – NewGen Surgical, Inc., announced today that Dr. Anne-Marie Regal has been named its new Medical Director. As Medical Director, Dr. Regal will focus on new product development and innovation, surgical clinical trials, and strategic partnerships. In addition, Dr. Regal will lead the company’s Medical and Environmental Advisory […]

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NewGen Surgical, Inc. Awarded a U.S. Patent for Plant-based Surgical Skin Stapler

January 20, 2016–– San Rafael, California –– The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded NewGen Surgical, Inc. with its first patent. Awarded for intellectual property for a surgical skin stapler optimized for construction with plant-based materials, the NGS35W Skin Stapler was commercially released in September 2015. The NGS35W Skin Stapler delivers the same industry standard […]

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