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Division of Medtronic PLC

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Artificial Discs: Where Do We Go from Here?

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Implantable Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
      • Minimally or Less Invasive
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Musculoskeletal & Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Neurology, Nervous System
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Medtronic PLC
  • Senior Management
  • Kevin Sidow , Pres. & CEO
    Mike Bates, CFO
    Scott Yerby, PhD, Dir., R&D
    Charmaine Henderson , VP, Clinical & Reg. Affairs
    Matthew Frushell, VP, Mktg.
  • Contact Info
  • St. Francis Medical Technologies Inc.
    1900 Bates Avenue
    Concord, CA 94520