Press Releases

Ajmal Noorani to Join NewGen Surgical’s Board of Directors

November 6, 2017

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…

NewGen Surgical a Finalist in edie Sustainability Leaders Awards

November 6, 2017

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…

NewGen Surgical Participates in 32nd International Coastal Cleanup

September 22, 2017

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…

Katie MacCallum has joined the NewGen Surgical team

July 14, 2017

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…

Peter Szyperski Joins NewGen Surgical Team

May 1, 2017

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…

Carol Summers Promoted to Senior Marketing Manager

April 11, 2017

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…

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

March 15, 2016

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…

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

January 25, 2016

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…

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

January 20, 2016

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…

NewGen Surgical, Inc. Wins Health Care / Medical Tech Category at the North Bay Innovation Summit

October 22, 2015

September 18, 2015 – San Rafael, CA – NewGen Surgical, Inc., announced that it won the Health Care / Medical Tech 2015 category at the seventh annual North Bay Innovation Summit. Hosted by SoCo Nexus and North Bay iHub, the Summit featured four industry categories with 12 start-ups and early…

NewGen Surgical, Inc. to Exhibit at Think Beyond Plastic Innovation Showcase in Washington D.C

February 19, 2015

February 19, 2015 – San Rafael, California – NewGen Surgical, Inc., has been invited to participate in Think Beyond Plastic’s Innovation Showcase on March 16, 2015 at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. The theme will be addressing plastic use and its impact on the environment and the…

NewGen Surgical, Inc., Commended by The 2015 Circular Economy Awards, an Initiative of the World Economic Forum

January 28, 2015

January 30, 2015 – San Rafael, California – NewGen Surgical, Inc., has been commended by the judges of The Young Global Leaders Award for Circular Economy Entrepreneurship 2015. In addition, Kim Chase, CMO of NewGen Surgical, has also been invited to be a guest member of their taskforce for 2015.…