NewGen Surgical Adds Clinical Integration Manager Nicole Nikkari to Team

San Rafael, California, June 17, 2019 – NewGen Surgical, Inc., a leading maker of sustainably designed medical devices and products, has added Nicole Nikkari as a Clinical Integration Manager.

Nikkari will be responsible for leading new product introduction and customer support. “With the addition of Nicole, we can provide excellent clinical, technical, and educational support for customers about our products, their sustainable attributes, and the benefits of climate-smart supply chains,” said Rob Chase, President of NewGen Surgical. “Nicole has extensive experience as a lead clinical liaison, as well as having been the director of care for a memory care facility, admissions coordinator at a major hospital, and a marketing director for a healthcare provider. She will be a tremendous asset to our team.”

Before joining NewGen Surgical, Nicole served as a Clinical Liaison at Kentfield Hospital and Kindred Hospital. “NewGen Surgical is a forward-thinking company with a mission to provide highly innovative products built around sustainability and I’m excited to be part of this pioneering company,” stated Nicole. “I look forward to working with NewGen Surgical’s customers and supporting the healthcare industry as they transition to sustainable products and programs in the O.R.”

Nikkari holds a Master of Psychology from University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Seattle University.

About NewGen Surgical, Inc.

NewGen Surgical, Inc. develops and manufactures sustainably designed, single-use disposable medical devices and products to reduce plastic waste in healthcare. NewGen Surgical offers hospitals a solution to their sustainability initiatives with the Small Change, Big Impact EPP program – a climate-smart procurement commitment to measurably reduce plastic waste in healthcare. Founded in 2012 in the San Francisco Bay Area, NewGen Surgical is a member of Practice Green health’s Greening the OR® Initiative and Think Beyond Plastic Accelerator, a recipient of the California Product Stewardship Council 2018 Green Arrow Award, was commended in the 2015 Circular Economy Awards of the Young Global Leaders at the World Economic Forum, and a finalist at the 2018 Sustainability Leaders Awards and the 2017 Sustainable Brands Innovation Open. For more information, visit

Media Inquiries

NewGen Surgical