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Dr. Wayne L. Poll

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Founder and Chief Executive Offic...

Minimally Invasive Devices Inc
1275 Kinnear Road
Columbus, Ohio 43212
United States

Company Description: Minimally Invasive Devices, Inc. (MID) was founded in 2007, by Wayne Poll, M.D., a laparoscopic surgeon. MID's first market offering is the FloShield system of...   more
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Education

  • MD
  • degree , chemistry
    Duke University
  • doctor of medicine degree
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • doctor of medicine degree
    Vanderbilt University
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With over 20 years of experience ...
floshield.com, 26 Oct 2014 [cached]
With over 20 years of experience as a practicing laparoscopic surgeon, Dr. Wayne Poll has had thorough experience in the frustrations of compromised vision during laparoscopic procedures for both traditional and robotic assisted surgeries. Through keen determination, foresight and true innovation, Dr. Poll has developed a very simple yet highly effective concept for a unique laparoscopic visualization system. Dr. Poll founded Minimally Invasive Devices, Inc. (MID) with an expressed goal of eliminating the need to ever remove the laparoscope for cleaning and defogging while substantially improving the consistency and clarity of visualization during laparoscopic procedures.
Laparoscope
Executive Team
Wayne Poll, MD
Founder and CEO
Charter Life Sciences
www.clsvc.com, 20 July 2011 [cached]
"The advent of HD ten years ago was the last breakthrough in laparoscopic vision," says Wayne Poll, M.D, FloShield inventor and CEO of MID. "FloShield represents the last hurdle in laparoscopic visualization."
The FloShield system, which received FDA 510(k) approval in 2008, is in early distribution within the U.S., and in use at approximately 40 hospitals throughout the country. The system was certified ISO 13485 compliant in December of 2010, clearing the path for CE Marking.
"We have been contacted by several European and Asian distributors who are interested in FloShield," says Poll.
FloShield is manufactured in Franklin, OH. Poll says the company has more than tripled employment over the last two years from four full time employees to 14.
About Minimally Invasive Devices, Inc. Minimally Invasive Devices, Inc. (MID) was founded in 2007, by Wayne Poll, M.D., a laparoscopic surgeon.
Minimally Invasive Devices : Executive Team
www.midsurgical.com, 4 Aug 2014 [cached]
Wayne Poll, MD Founder and CEO
OhioHealth, meanwhile, has an ...
www.mountcarmelhealth.com, 6 July 2012 [cached]
OhioHealth, meanwhile, has an estimated 25 to 30 employees and 300 clinical trials under way at its namesake Research and Innovation Institute, which bills itself as a "place for industry to try out new ideas," said Dr. Wayne Poll, OhioHealth's medical director of clinical innovation.
While hospitals often work together on quality initiatives, they often are reticent to collaborate on business-related matters, Poll said. He said he hopes those hospitals will find common ground in agreeing to purchase medical products that are coming to market.
Dr. Wayne Poll founded ...
www.avrasurgical.com, 1 Jan 2010 [cached]
Dr. Wayne Poll founded Minimally Invasive Devices to launch FloShield
Dr. Wayne Poll founded Minimally Invasive Devices to launch FloShield Keeping It Clean With Minimally Invasive Products Tuesday, January 05, 2010
Q & A: Wayne Poll, MD, CEO of Minimally Invasive Devices, Inc. How a surgeon founded his own company to launch FloShield, a device that keeps the laparoscope lens clean, addressing a long-felt frustration in the OR and becoming Surgical Products' first ESP Award winner.
Wayne Poll, MD, is a minimally invasive surgeon and the Director of Medical Innovation for OhioHealth in Columbus, OH. He is also the creator of FloShield, a device that helps to keep the laparoscope lens clean and fog-free during surgery. Additionally, he can now add winner of the first annual Excellence In Surgical Products Award to his credentials. To develop FloShield, Dr. Poll founded Minimally Invasive Devices, Inc., and launched the product in August 2009.
After seeing early market adoption of the device, Dr. Poll is leaving his practice in December to run the company as a full-time CEO. Surgical Products talks with Dr. Poll to discuss the winning ESP Award product, what it offers to laparoscopic surgeons, and the story behind how a surgeon with an idea started his own successful company.
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