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Visualase Inc.

Division of Medtronic PLC

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Diagnostic Imaging Equipment & Supplies
      • MRI, NMR
    • Laser
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
      • Minimally or Less Invasive
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Neurology, Nervous System
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Medtronic PLC
  • Senior Management
  • Bill Hoffman, CEO
    Linda Spain, CFO
    Andrew Keene, Dir., Bus. Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • Visualase Inc.
    Phone: (713) 275-2063
    8058 El Rio St.
    Houston, TX