IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Interventional
Spine®, Inc. today announced the appointment of Stephen T.
Colaiezzi to the position of Senior Vice President, Strategic
“We are very fortunate to have Stephen join our team. He brings
the right kind of experience to drive our portfolio and accelerate
our growth,” said Walter Cuevas, Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Colaiezzi brings to Interventional Spine 18 years of
experience in the orthopedic and spine industry and will lead the
Company’s U.S. sales and marketing initiatives. He has
contributed to the success of some of the most prominent companies
in the industry; including Medtronic, Stryker and Aesculap.
Most recently Mr. Colaiezzi held the position of Vice
President of U.S. Sales and Marketing for Praxim, Inc., a privately
held medical technology company specializing in orthopedic
navigation and robotics.
“I am excited about the opportunity to bring my experience and
insight to such a dynamic company that is consistently on the
cutting edge of innovation,” said Mr. Colaiezzi.
Interventional Spine®, Inc. is a privately held company
based in Irvine, California, that designs, develops and markets
patented implantable devices for the spine that can be deployed via
Their product offerings include the PERPOS® PLS System with
a unique one size fits all BONE-LOK® implant for the lumbar
spine, the PERPOS® Percutaneous Cervical System which received
the Best New Technology in Cervical Care Award for 2010, and
RENEW™, an interspinous allograft that can be used as an
adjunct to posterior instrumented fusion.
Supported by the Company’s unique product introduction systems,
Interventional Spine’s products provide benefits to patients,
surgeons and ho