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About Vertiflex

Vertiflex is a developer of minimally invasive interventions for spinal stenosis. Vertiflex is advancing Superion Indirect Decompression System, a minimally invasive spinal implant designed to treat moderate lumbar spinal stenosis. Once implanted, Superion is intended to reduce pressure on the affected nerves and allow patients to return to a more active lifestyle.

Headquarters Location

2714 Loker Ave. West Suite 100

Carlsbad, California, 92010,

United States


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Vertiflex is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Medical Devices.


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Vertiflex Patents

Vertiflex has filed 48 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Bones of the vertebral column
  • Orthopedic surgical procedures
  • Neurosurgery
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Bones of the vertebral column, Spinal cord disorders, Orthopedic surgical procedures, Musculoskeletal disorders, Neurosurgery


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Bones of the vertebral column, Spinal cord disorders, Orthopedic surgical procedures, Musculoskeletal disorders, Neurosurgery



Latest Vertiflex News

08:44 EDT PRIA Announces New Executive to Help Accelerate Innovative Medical Devices to Market

Jun 28, 2022

News provided by Share this article Industry Vet, Carlos Castillo, Brings a Wealth of Experience to Critical New Patient Access Role TORRINGTON, Conn., June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- PRIA Healthcare announced the hiring of industry vet Carlos Castillo as their Field Development Manager, a newly created position. Castillo comes to PRIA with an extensive history in the Medical Device industry spanning 13 years, focused largely on spinal and scoliosis-related therapies both regionally and nationally. Most recently, Castillo was Clinical Specialist at Vertiflex for 6 years. Carlos Castillo "Carlos defines the consummate professional," said Clay Schawbe, PRIA VP of Business Development. "We are thrilled to welcome Carlos to our team, and we're excited for the impact he will have on the patients and innovative therapies we support." Schwabe explained that the newly created position will play a vital role in helping to accelerate new medical devices to market. Founded in 2012, PRIA acts as consultant liaising between medical device companies, health care providers and payors to gain prior authorizations on a patient-by-patient basis for reimbursement on new medical devices. Castillo cited one of the reasons for taking the position as it will give him "the ability to interact with healthcare professionals, educate field sales reps, provider staff and office personnel" in helping patients get better care faster. "PRIA's business model relies on effective engagement with physicians, physicians' office staff and our client's sales team," said Chelsy Peet, Senior Manager of Business Development at PRIA. "In this new position, Carlos will help us to provide even more white glove service as our customers have come to expect." About PRIA  Since 2012, PRIA Healthcare has been a national leader in reimbursement and market access to the healthcare arena throughout the United States. Led by a team of industry veterans, PRIA is committed to ensuring the latest medical technologies and procedures are available to patients both during clinical trials and through product commercialization. PRIA diligently works to influence payers to establish patient access to life changing devices, therapies, treatments, and procedures by leveraging clinical data, patient, and physician rights. Media contact:

Vertiflex Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Vertiflex founded?

    Vertiflex was founded in 2004.

  • Where is Vertiflex's headquarters?

    Vertiflex's headquarters is located at 2714 Loker Ave. West, Carlsbad.

  • What is Vertiflex's latest funding round?

    Vertiflex's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Vertiflex raise?

    Vertiflex raised a total of $181.78M.

  • Who are the investors of Vertiflex?

    Investors of Vertiflex include Boston Scientific, Alta Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Thomas McNerney & Partners, Endeavour Vision and 5 more.

  • Who are Vertiflex's competitors?

    Competitors of Vertiflex include NICO, Spine Wave, Articulinx, Baxano, Minimus Spine and 14 more.

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