Mr. Wichems joined Vertos Medical in September 2011 and served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing prior to becoming president, chief executive officer and member of the board of directors. Previously, Mr. Wichems served as director of marketing for medical devices in the plastic surgery market for Allergan Medical. He has almost a decade of experience in the healthcare industry through product management, marketing, and strategic planning assignments at Allergan and Johnson & Johnson.
Mr. Wichems earned a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Virginia, a master degree in engineering from North Carolina State University, and a MBA from Duke University.
Eric Wichems, CEO
Headquarters: Aliso Veijo, CA 92656
Vertos Medical has developed a new procedure and devices for treating Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, decompressing the lumbar spine. The procedure provides a percutaneous, fluoroscopically guided, debulking of the ligamentum flavum. Performed under local anesthesia without implants.