FDA commissioner candidate Steven Phillips is Iowa medical device inventor.
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
FDA COMMISSIONER SEARCH: IOWA HEART SURGEON PHILLIPS' BACKGROUND as a medical device inventor could be an attractive model for the next commissioner as such a candidate could help smooth relations with the device industry. Steven Phillips, MD, has patented at least six medical devices, including a left ventricular assist pump, an internal mammary retractor, a valve-suture holder, a ventricular device cannulae, linear wave propagation and magneto hydrodynamic pumps, arterial cannulae and balloon-tipped venous cannulae.
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