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April 01, 2015 6:06 PM ET

Healthcare Equipment and Supplies

Company Overview of BioMedical Enterprises, Inc.

Company Overview

BioMedical Enterprises, Inc., an orthopedic medical device company, manufactures and markets orthopedic shape memory implants in the United States. It offers intramedullary implant systems, heat-activated shape memory staples, nitinol bone staples, and shape memory bone fusion implants for various procedures, including hammertoe, hallux valgus, flatfoot, other foot conditions, wrist arthritis, hand arthritis, and high tibial osteotomy. The company was founded in 1991 and is based in San Antonio, Texas.

14785 Omicron Drive

Suite 205

San Antonio, TX 78245

United States

Founded in 1991

Phone:

210-677-0354

Fax:

210-677-0355

Key Executives for BioMedical Enterprises, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Director of Finance & Administration
Vice President of Operations
Vice President of Business Development and Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

BioMedical Enterprises, Inc. Key Developments

BioMedical Enterprises, Inc. Introduces Surgeon Advisory Board for the Upper Extremity Market

BioMedical Enterprises announced the creation of its Hand and Wrist Surgeon Advisory Board. This new team will use their collective experience to guide BME's product pipeline and ensure that these products live up to the quality and efficiency standards which are synonymous with BME. As thought leaders, they will also support BME in educating other physicians on the benefits of Nitinol technologies and lead various research initiatives. These physicians, chosen for their expertise in the field, will help BME achieve greater breadth and depth of product offering in the upper extremity market. The BME Hand and Wrist Surgeon Advisory Board members: David Beard, M.D. – Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Essentia Health Care System; Fargo, ND. R. Glenn Gaston, M.D. – Chief of Hand Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Hand Fellowship Director, OrthoCarolina; Charlotte, NC. Jeffrey Greenberg, M.D., M.S. – Partner, Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Clinical Assistant Professor, Indiana University Department of Orthopedic Surgery; Indianapolis, IN. Steve K. Lee, M.D. – Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Hand, Upper Extremity, and Microsurgery Director of Research, Center for Brachial Plexus and Traumatic Nerve Injury, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), Weill Medical College of Cornell University; New York, NY. Jeffrey Yao, M.D. – Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Surgery Robert A. Chase Hand and Upper Limb Center, Stanford University Medical Center; Redwood City, CA.

BioMedical Enterprises Launches the HammerLock(R) 2 Intramedullary Nitinol Fixation System

BioMedical Enterprises announced the launch of the HammerLock(R) 2 Intramedullary Nitinol Fixation System. This is the long-awaited next generation of the popular HammerLock implant with innovative Nitinol technology--designed to provide surgeons with an intramedullary implant that does not require freezing. This significant advancement allows surgeons to take advantage of the compressive benefits of Nitinol fixation while simplifying the logistics inside the operating room. The new HammerLock 2 is an effective solution for hammertoe fixation. It is designed to fit a wider range of anatomies, and with many points of stabilization within the toe, preventing rotation. Most importantly, the HammerLock 2 system, like the patented BME Speed Fixation System, comes in pre-sterilized, fully disposable implant and instrument kits that enhance efficiencies in the operating room. This patent-pending implant and system represent BME's commitment to developing, manufacturing and marketing the best solutions possible for institutions, surgeons and patients. The new BME HammerLock 2 Intramedullary Nitinol Fixation System is available now for commercial use throughout the United States.

BioMedical Enterprises, Inc. Announces Expanded Availability Of The Speed Shift Nitinol Compression Fixation System Designed for Sliding Calcaneal Osteotomies

BioMedical Enterprises, Inc. announced the nationwide availablity of the Speed Shift Continuous Active Compression System. The Speed Shift Continuous Active Compression implant is first superelastic Nitinol bone fixation device with an offset bridge to accommodate uneven bone surfaces that are procedure-specific, such as for sliding calcaneal osteotomies. This unique superelastic implant, with a stepped bridge (available in a range of sizes from 4 mm to 12 mm) offers the Foot & Ankle surgeon intraoperative options for reconstruction of flatfoot and high arch conditions. In addition, the new Speed Shift System is a patented, fully disposable, pre-sterilized implant & instrumentation system designed to enhance operating room efficiencies.

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