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Canady Hybrid Plasma™ Scalpel

The Canady Hybrid Plasma™ Scalpel may help to decrease tissue damage1, blood loss, surgical time, transfusion rates and total knee replacement tourniquet use2

USMI is dedicated to innovation in the fields of electrosurgery and plasma technology for the advancement of patient outcomes, the eradication of cancer and the improvement of human lives.

Our Core Values of Innovation, Diversity, and Community are key to our pursuit of this mission and to our ongoing success.

Latest News

February 2016
Chinese Patent Office Issues Decision to Grant Patent for USMI’s Canady Hybrid Plasma™ Technology
Takoma Park, MD
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February 2016
Japanese Patent Office Issues Decision to Grant Patent for USMI’s Canady Hybrid Plasma™ Technology
Takoma Park, MD
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January 2016
US Medical Innovations, LLC receives ISO 13485:2003 Certification following review of the Quality Management System for USMI, PMLS, Canady Robotics and Canady Biotechnology.
Takoma Park, MD

October 2015
US Medical Innovations Announces Plans for New Robotic Surgical System
Takoma Park, MD
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August 1
USMI receives Federal Supply Schedule Contract Approval.
Effective August 1st, 2015, the full line of US Medical Innovations products have been added to Veterans Healthcare Supply Solutions, Inc., FSS V797D-40049. Veterans Healthcare Supply Solutions, Inc., is a verified Service Disabled Veterans Owned Small Business.

July 14
Electric Discharge During Electrosurgery
Takoma Park, MD
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References
  1. Characterization of Plasma Parameters and Tissue Injury Produced by Plasma Electrosurgical Systems
    Jerome Canady, M.D., Alexey Shashurin, Ph.D., Kimberly Wiley, M.D., Nathaniel Fisch, PhD. Michael Keidar, PhD
    Pages 279-289 DOI: 10.1615/PlasmaMed.2014011979
  2. Based on USMI records, internal data and doctors’ observations
  3. Based on doctor’s personal experience and data

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Education

Charles Humphrey received his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Long Island University, C.W. Post College. He is a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, the U.S. Secret Service Academy, and ATF National Academy. He is a distinguished firearms expert and holds certifications in explosives, executive protection, and threat assessments.

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Professional Background

Prior to joining USMI, Charles Humphrey served as a federal law enforcement professional for 30 years. As a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Mr. Humphrey conducted elite criminal investigations. Prior to this post, Mr. Humphrey was assigned to the U.S. Secret Service where he provided protection for President Ronald Reagan, Vice President George Bush, and foreign diplomatic embassies in the Washington, DC area.

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Non-Profit Involvement

Helen Jacobs-Lepor holds multiple Board memberships for the American Friends of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she has helped raise over $2,250,000, in scholarship funds. She also serves as Vice President of Friends of Sheba Medical Center, where she sits on the Executive Board of Directors.

In 2012, Ms. Jacobs-Lepor joined the Board of Foster Care Counts, whose goal is to improve the lives of children in foster care and those transitioning out of the foster system.

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Education

Helen Jacobs-Lepor received a B.A. in Psychology from UCLA, where she graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Ms. Jacobs-Lepor graduated with honors from UCLA School of Law, where she served as an editor of the UCLA Law Review.

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Professional Background

Prior to joining the USMI team, Helen Jacobs-Lepor practiced law at the Los Angeles based law firm of Irell and Manella, and until 1992 served as President of various subsidiaries of Austram, an Australian public entity. Ms. Jacobs-Lepor then went on to serve as Chief Exective Officer of Piranha Security Systems, an importer and marketer of vehicle security systems from Italy.

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Non-Profit Involvement

Alicia Woodley serves on the Board of the Brandywine Workshop, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization for the arts.

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Education

Alicia Woodley received her undergraduate degree in Latin-American Studies from Brown University where she participated in the Program in Liberal Medical Education.

Ms. Woodley received an MBA from the Wharton School of Business where she was awarded a Howard E. Mitchell Fellowship, a JD from Harvard Law School, and a MA in International Studies from the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania (Overseas Program: Paris, France).

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Professional Background

Before joining USMI, Alicia Woodley worked as an attorney on the Leveraged Finance team at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, focusing on term loans and credit agreements from institutional lenders for the financing of acquisitions and ongoing operations of recipient companies.

Prior to this Ms. Woodley held positions as a Fellow to the Office of the General Counsel of Teach for America and as a Financial Analyst in International Sales and Trading in the Equities Division of Goldman Sachs, NY.

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Non-Profit Involvement

Recently, Christian Hager worked in a pro-bono capacity to initiate technology transfer dialogs between US and European university faculties. Additionally, Mr. Hager spearheaded an initiative to promote the inclusion of alternative energy sources as a part of Washington DC's Local Public School Advisory/Restructuring Program.

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Education

Christian Hager attended college at the University of New Hampshire and received his Masters in Business Administration and International Affairs from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat in Munich, Germany. Mr. Hager subsequently participated in an Executive Education program in Strategic Negotiations at Harvard Business School.

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Professional Background

Prior to joining USMI Christian Hager served as Founder and Executive Vice President of a niche international management consulting firm specializing in alternative energy solutions, satellite services and economic development.

Mr. Hager's previous professional experiences include work as Strategic Ventures Director of Business Development for Intelsat, work as the Director of European Marketing for the State of Virginia in the Office of the Governor, and posts with Deutsche Bank, AG in Dresden and Munich, Germany.

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Education

Katherine Korinko attended Long Beach College where she majored in Business Management.

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Professional Background

Katherine Korinko previously worked as an advertising representative for a medical marketing company. Prior to this Ms. Korkino held positions as Program Coordinator for the Educational Resource Center and Sales Trainer for Eastern Resorts Corporation.

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Education

Kimberly Wiley, M.D. received her BA in Anthropology from Washington University in St Louis, MO, and her medical degree from the University of Kentucky.

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Professional Background

Kimberly Wiley, M.D. did her General Surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Non-Profit Involvement

Dr. Canady manages the US Medical Innovations Summer Internship Program and the organization’s year-round USMI Mentoring Program for youth.

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Education

Dr. Canady received his BA in German Studies from Villanova University, and his medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine.

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Professional Background

Jerome Canady, M.D. has 24 years of experience in the experimental and clinical application of plasma in surgery. Dr. Canady completed his General Surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (McKeesport, PA), and both a post-doctoral Fellowship in Immunology and a Clinical Fellowship in Organ Transplantation at the Yale University School of Medicine/Yale New Haven Hospital.

Dr. Canady also completed an Advanced Fellowship for Multivisceral & Intestinal Transplantation in Adults and Children at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute and Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dr. Canady is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and certified by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.

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Senior Product Engineer

Description:
This is a technical position that entails design of plasma generator products used in commercial medical systems. This individual will actively contribute to the design of the device and participate in a structured product development process. S/he will be the quality and regulatory engineering point-of-contact and FDA engineering liaison. The Senior Product Engineer will also partake in equipment repair and assessment activities. This position offers the opportunity to work in a team environment with individuals and groups located worldwide.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
A major part of the responsibility will be to apply current skills and use up-to-date technologies to complete projects as part of the development cycle including:

Supervisory Responsibilities

Authorities for Position

Qualifications Required for Position

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@usmedinnov.com.

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SS-200E Technical Specifications
Power Supply Operating Frequency Dimensions Weight Base Adjustment
(ECUT function)
Maximum
Power
100-240 VAC /
50-60 Hz autoselect
480 kHz 15.0 x 24.5 x 26.0cm
(H x W x D)
3.5 kg T-OFF: 750 ms and T-ON: 50 ms 625 VA
Maximum Ouput Powers
Mode Maximum informed
power under load
(watts)
Load
(Ohms)
Crest Factor
(+/- 20%)
Cut Pure Cut
Blend 1
Blend 2
Blend 3
200
150
150
100
700 1,8 @ 100 W
2,4 @ 75 W
2,8 @ 75 W
3,4 @ 50 W
Ecut Effect 1
Effect 2
Effect 3
Effect 4
200
200
200
200
700 1,8 @ 100 W
2,4 @ 100 W
2,8 @ 100 W
3,4 @ 100 W
Coag Spray
Bipolar
100
50
300
100
6,1 @ 50 W
1,6 @ 25 W
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Argon 2 Technical Specifications
Power
Supply
Max
Flow Rate
Dimensions Net
Weight
100-240
VAC /
46-65 Hz autoselect
5
l/min
7.4 x
24.3 x 26.0 cm
(H x W x D)
5.5
kg
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Argon 4 Technical Specifications
Power Supply Max Flow Rate Dimensions Net Weight
100-240 VAC / 45-65 Hz
autoselect
10 l/min 14.0 x 30.0 x 40 cm
(H x W x D)
7.3 kg
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Technical Specifications for SS-601MCa Microprocessed Electrosurgical Unit
Power Supply Operating Frequency Dimensions Weight
100-240 VAC /
50-60 Hz autoselect
390 kHz 15.5 x 30 x 38 cm
(H x W x L)
7.1 kg (without transportation unit)
Maximum Ouput Powers
Output Mode Maximum informed
power under load
(watts)
Load
(Ohms)
Monopolar Pure cut
Blend 1
Blend 2
Blend 3
Pure cut with high cut
Blend 1 with high cut
Blend 2 with high cut
Blend 3 with high cut
Spray
Fulgurate high
Fulgurate low
Desiccate 1
Desiccate 2
Desiccate 3
400
250
200
150
400
250
200
150
120
120
120
180
150
120
300
300
300
300
300
300
300
300
500
500
500
300
400
500
Bipolar Bipolar
Microbipolar
Macrobiploar
Bipolar Cut
80
40
120
120
100
35
300
600
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