MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyber Medical, a privately held medical device company focused on developing innovative spine and orthopaedic devices for private label opportunities, announces the addition of Ira Fedder, MD and R. Douglas Orr, MD as surgeon advisors.
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Ira Fedder, MD is a fellowship trained orthopaedic spine surgeon at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center and Towson Orthopedics Associates. Dr. Fedder received his medical degree from the University of Maryland and completed post graduate training at University Hospital and Saint Joseph Medical Center. He is experienced in all aspects of spine and neck problems including the treatment of cervical disc herniation, myelopathy, cervical stenosis, lumbar stenosis, sciatica, lumbar disc herniation, tumors, and infections. Dr. Fedder has authored numerous publications and was named to the 2012-2013 Baltimore Top Doctors List.
Dr. Fedder commented, "Tyber Medical's concept provides companies the opportunity to focus their resources on innovation, at the same time allowing them to offer a complete product portfolio without having to reinvent the wheel. With this model, companies can reduce their cost of goods and bring products to market faster."
R. Douglas Orr, MD, is a Staff physician in the Center for Spine Health and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Orr's practice interests include adult spine surgery, including deformity and minimally invasive surgery. In addition, his research interests include outcomes in spinal surgery, spinal biomechanics and biomaterials. He joined the Cleveland Clinic from Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, Hamilton General Division in Ontario where he was a staff member for the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery. He also served as the assistant clinical professor of surgery at McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) and was previously the site chief of orthopaedics at the Hamilton General Site Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation. Dr. Orr has authored numerous publications and presentations for medical journals and conferences across the country and in Canada.
"The health care delivery system is undergoing profound changes. Companies with innovative business models like Tyber Medical are well positioned to succeed in this challenging environment," said Dr. Orr.
"I am delighted to welcome both Dr. Orr and Dr. Fedder to the Tyber Medical surgeon advisor team," said Jeff Tyber, Chief Executive Officer of Tyber Medical. "We will rely heavily on their expertise and breadth of knowledge as we continue to execute our strategic business plan."
About Tyber Medical:
Tyber Medical, LLC, Morristown, New Jersey, is focused on addressing an industry-wide need for rapid access to regulatory approved orthopaedic implants. These implants are most often used in conjunction with proprietary branded devices produced by companies ranging from start-ups to large corporations. Tyber Medical is working on a number of products and produces and markets spinal interbody spacers featuring both a standard sterile and non-sterile PEEK and TyPEEK, a proprietary titanium plasma sprayed PEEK. Tyber Medical is certified ISO 13485.
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