Integrated Endoscopy is a pioneer in the development of high-quality, advanced technology, single-use rigid endoscopes. The company’s core technology—an affordable single-use endoscope featuring an innovative optical design that provides superb field resolution equal to conventional endoscopes—was acquired as part of its purchase of Micro Optics Development Engineering Labs in 1996. Its nuvis Single-Use Arthroscope will be followed by single-use endoscopes for additional types of surgical procedures in the future.
Privately held since its formation in 1996, Integrated Endoscopy’s headquarters is based in Irvine, California.
Integrated Endoscopy’s intellectual property portfolio includes 19 issued patents in the United States, Europe, Japan, Australia and Canada covering the lens system design, LED lighting systems in a rigid endoscope and high-quality molded glass lenses—all at the core of its cutting-edge devices. This strong patent position makes Integrated Endoscopy uniquely situated to be the market leader and sole provider of high-quality, advanced technology single-use endoscopes in the United States, Europe and Asia—representing a large and growing market opportunity.
Integrated Endoscopy’s management is composed of industry leaders with significant expertise in developing and marketing cutting-edge medical products, as well as innovators in optical design and engineering focused on advancing the applications of optics and revolutionizing the endoscopic surgical arena.
Mr Sharp has a degree in Applied Physics from UCSD and speaks Spanish, Korean & Japanese. He has 33 years of experience in the high tech space with ⅓ being in laser electro-optics and the balance in medical devices, having worked for Newport Corporation, Baxter Cardiovascular, and Edwards Lifesciences. Since entering the start-up space in 2000, Brad has been involved with multiple early stage companies including Orqis, Insightra Medical, and now Integrated Endoscopy.
The notion of improving human life through innovative technical and organizational solutions is very enticing to me. I have had the pleasure of working in different disciplines of medicine coalescing with leadership from organizational, strategic and technical functions. My pillars of success are derived from five tenets of leadership: Thought Provoking Vision
I love to take on complex technical problems that serve unmet needs; whether it is a novel idea for drug delivery or a new powered surgical instrument. I have developed infusion pumps and technologies, phaco emulsification equipment and innovative processes for IOL manufacturing. I am holder of multiple patents that propose uncommon solutions to known problems.
Mr Cripe brings over 25 years of experience in medical devices specializing in worldwide commercial execution. Having held executive responsibilities for sales, marketing, clinical and product development teams with companies such as Zimmer/Biomet, Smith and Nephew and DJO Global, Mr Cripe has a deep understanding of successful execution strategies in multi-billion dollar, public organizations. He has also held executive roles for smaller, privately held companies in biologics, stroke therapy and orthotics and prosthetics, giving him a well-rounded perspective of the start-up environment. Mr Cripe received his Bachelors of Science in Business and Communications from Grace College in Warsaw, IN, commonly referred to as the orthopedic capital of the world.
Mr Khanolkar has over 27 years of experience within the field of pharmaceuticals and medical devices. He has held prior leadership roles in Edwards Lifesciences, Baxter Healthcare and Glaxo. Mr Khanolkar brings with him a wealth of knowledge in commercial operations. Mr Khanolkar left Edwards Lifesciences to become CEO of Insightra Ptv, based out of India. The company carries many cardiovascular lines and cardiology products. He is now responsible for all sales and distribution matters for Insightra Medical.
President of the Arizona Institute for Shoulder and Knee Surgery and with degrees from the University of Michigan, Indiana University, Northwestern University and Baylor Sports Medicine Institute, Dr. Bailie is a recognized leader in knee and shoulder surgery and a frequent invited lecturer and Orthopedic course instructor around the world. He has patents in the United States and Europe, and has contributed to the development of several sports medicine implants and shoulder replacement devices. He has published and presented his research and outcomes over the years at small specialty courses, as well as, large multi-national meetings, attended by thousands of medical professionals, in the U.S. and abroad.
Dr. Bailie also has been requested to serve in a variety of administrative roles over the course of his career. These include consultant to numerous orthopedic device companies (e.g. Biomet, Smith-Nephew, Arthrex, Breg, PLUS Orthopedics, Tornier, ORATEC and others), Chief of Orthopedic Surgery and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea (now HonorHealth), medical advisor to medical technology startups, healthcare information technology and regenerative medicine companies and team physician/medical staff member for numerous high schools, Division I, II AND III NCAA sports, multiple professional sports teams (including several NBA, NFL, WNBA, NHL, Major and Minor League Baseball, Indoor Arena Football), Olympic programs, PGA Tour, ATP Tennis (including Women’s Fed Cup Team) and many amateur and professional sporting events (e.g. marathons, triathlons). He has served on the board and provided expertise for both private and non-profits entities.