Clear Guide Medical names new CEO - Baltimore


Jun. 19, 2017 8:44 am

Clear Guide Medical names new CEO

Bob Cathcart last worked at a Silicon Valley robotics company.

Clear Guide's Scenergy in action.

(Image via Clear Guide Medical/Vimeo)

Updated the amount of Clear Guide Medical's Series A. (6/19/17, 3:44 p.m.)

Clear Guide Medical has a new CEO.

Bob Cathcart, a veteran of medical device companies who last worked in Silicon Valley, will lead the Johns Hopkins spinout. Cathcart last worked as an executive at Hansen Medical, a medical robotics company, and previously worked as CEO of interventional cardiology company FlowCo.

“He understands exactly the right approach in steering the company through its expanded launch in the marketplace and will guide us through this crucial growth phase,” board member Jim Condon said in a statement.

Previous CEO Dorothee Heisenberg is remaining with the company as Executive Vice President.

The Hampden-based company closed a $2.8 million Series A last year, and received FDA clearance for its device that adds imaging capability to biopsies. The device, called Scenergy, is installed onto existing medical equipment. A second device helps guide instruments during biopsies.

The company is one of several Johns Hopkins spinouts working in the area of imaging.

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Stephen Babcock is Market Editor for Baltimore and DC. A graduate of Northeastern University, he moved to Baltimore following stints in New Orleans and Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Baltimore Fishbowl, NOLA Defender, Times-Picayune and the Rio Grande Sun.


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