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About Checkpoint Surgical

State-of-the-art technology to safely help protect nerves intraoperatively

Each year millions of surgeries are performed that carry significant risk of intraoperative nerve injury or require precise nerve exploration and repair. The standard of care across surgical specialties encourages surgeons to actively identify and protect nerves during surgery. At Checkpoint Surgical, our mission is to advance the practice of neuroprotective surgery by providing surgeons with state-of-the-art technology to safely and cost-effectively help protect and repair nerves intraoperatively.

We Believe

Using Checkpoint products is the best method for protecting nerves during surgery. Our handheld, surgeon controlled nerve stimulation/monitoring devices provide surgeons with real time, reliable and reproducible data regarding nerve structures in the surgical field.

Reducing Risk

There are cases where the anatomy is altered and nerves are obscured by scar tissue as a result of a previous surgery, traumatic injury, disease, or medical treatment. In these cases surgeons use Checkpoint devices to safely and reliably aid in the location, mapping and identification of nerves in the surgical site.

Repairing Damage

In nerve repair surgery, Checkpoint devices help surgeons to assess nerve continuity and excitability to determine the appropriate surgical pathway. Watch these two videos tell inspiring stories of two remarkable patients and how their surgeon, using Checkpoint, had a powerful impact on their lives.

Checkpoint Management Physician Advisory Board

Checkpoint Management

Meet the management team advancing the practice of neuroprotective surgery

  • LEN COSENTINO

    President and CEO, Director

  • DON HUBBARD

    V.P. of Sales and Marketing, Director

  • KEVIN SCANLAN, OTR

    V.P. of Clinical Services

  • LAURA KECK

    Director of Finance

  • DAN SAWYER

    Eastern Regional Sales Manager

  • TOM BELTAVSKI, OT

    Midwestern Regional Sales Manager

  • PAUL HARGIS

    Director of Business and Market Development

  • TERRI ZMINA, PT, MBA

    Director of Operations

Physician Advisory Board

Meet the talented team of physicians that comprise Checkpoint Surgical's advisory board

  • DALE BAUR, DDS

    Chair Department of OMF Surgery - School of Dental Medicine, Chief of OMF Surgery – Case Western Reserve University Hospital

  • JUSTIN BROWN, MD

    Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Director of Peripheral Nerve Surgery at University of California, San Diego; Co-Director at Center for Neurophysiology and Restorative Neurology

  • EVAN FLATOW, MD

    Lasker Professor and Chair, Chief of Shoulder Surgery, Leni & Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center (NY)

  • SCOTT KOZIN, MD

    Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University and Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon, Shriners Hospitals for Children

  • MICHAEL CARRON, MD

    Associate Professor and Chief of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Wayne State University School of Medicine

  • MICHAEL R. HAUSMAN, MD

    Lippmann Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Vice-Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chief, Hand and Elbow Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center (NY)

  • BABAK LARIAN, MD

    Division Chief, Otolaryngology at Cedars-Sinai. Assistant clinical professor of surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

  • STEVE K. LEE, MD

    Director of Research, HSS Center for Brachial Plexus and Traumatic Nerve Injury Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Hospital for Special Surgery Weill Medical College of Cornell University

  • HO-SHENG LIN, MD, FACS

    Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine and Chief of Otolaryngology Service, Karmanos Cancer Institute.

  • FAISAL A. QUERESHY, MD, DDS, FACS

    Associate Professor, Residency Director CWRU OMS, Visage Surgical Institute - Medical Director

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