GI's Chief Executive Officer, Mark W. Hayes, DPM, JD was a practicing podiatrist for 13 years prior to founding the
company. Before that, Dr. Hayes worked as an anesthetist in a large
teaching hospital treating trauma, burn and chest cases primarily. In
addition, Dr. Hayes obtained his Law Degree from the University of Akron
School of Law. There, he wrote a book detailing medical device product
liability that included a chapter that outlined the controlling US FDA
regulations as they pertained to the marketing of medical devices.
After that, Dr. Hayes designed a number of outpatient Surgicenters and
Polyclinics for Hospitals located in Moscow and Rostov-on-Don, Russia.
He also designed a Bone Marrow Transplant Module for a Hospital group in
Delhi, India. Presently, Dr. Hayes in in the process of obtaining USA
FDA approval to sell new SS & Titanium Surgical Instruments that
will be imported from abroad.
GI's Radiologist, Virgil Vulcu,
M.D. (Dr. V) oversees all phases of marketing and installation of
diagnostic and treatment X-ray, Nuclear Medicine and all other
Radiology/Oncology Radiation Devices
that include, but are not limited to, Diagnostic X-ray Units, Treatment
X-ray Units, CAT Scan Devices, Fluoroscopes, Gamma Cameras, PET
Scanners and the "Gamma Knife". In addition, Dr. V has over 20 years
experience in teaching physicians, physicists and technologists in the
operation of this equipment worldwide. Dr. V has extensive experience working in large and small
health care systems having recently returned from Kosovo where he acted
on-site specialist on behalf of GI.
GI's Anesthesiologist, Daniel
Solomon, M.D. is responsible for supervising the selection
and installation of all anesthesia and surgical equipment that GI sells
to Hospitals, Surgicenters and Office-based Surgical Facilities. Dr. Solomon
has extensive experience in developing and supervising Anesthesia and
Surgical Departments in Outpatient Clinics and Hospitals and along with
Drs. Hayes & V helped to design and equip health care centers
in Russia and India. Dr. Solomon is also Board Certified in Quality
Assurance and Utilization Review and oversees the development of all GI
project specific QA/UR programs.
GI's Podiatrist, Jack
Chulengarian, DPM (Dr. Jack) brings business expertise and extensive
experience in outpatient surgery to GI's Equipment & Instrument Sales
Division. Dr. Jack owns and practices in an outpatient podiatry
Surgicenter in Waukegan, Illinois in addition to raising and showing horses on his farm
providing his support to GI.
GI's Podiatrist O. A.
Mercado, DPM, (Harry) is well know throughout the Podiatry
Profession in North America for his innovation of a number of original
podiatry instruments and his professional art work featured in many
Podiatry Journals. (See http://www.oamercado.com). GI sells its instruments as a part of Dr. Mercado's
"Art of Surgery" Instrument line and has provided developmental support in
designing and manufacturing the "Double Sided Mercado Heel Spur Rasp"
and "Mercado Fasciatome". (See:
http://www.artofsurgery.org) Dr. Mercado also oversees the advertising and
marketing aspects of GI's Instrument sales.
GI's Podiatrist Barry
Erdman, DPM is in charge of Beta Testing New Podiatry
Instruments that GI is considering to market as part of the "Art of
Surgery" line and in developing new fixation hardware for ankle and rear
foot osseous procedures. Dr. Erdman also owns and practices in a state-of-the-art Podiatry
Medical & Surgical Center in Appleton, Wisconsin where he lives with
his wife and two sons.
GI's Susan L. Haire
is in charge of Accounting, Shipping and General Office Management. Ms. Haire worked for a number of years as the Assistant Controller of a
large Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio and has extensive clinical and
managerial experience in running podiatry outpatient Surgicenters.
GI's Foreign Correspondent &
Chief Liaison in Moscow, Russia, Timur Zuiev, M.D. (Dr. Timur) is
responsible for marketing GI's goods and services in the Eastern
European countries. Dr. Timur specialized in Surgery, Anesthesiology and
Clinical Physiology after receiving his MD. Since
then, he has found his calling in providing logistical support for
Russia's health care system and is presently responsible for introducing
GI to new clients overseas as well as servicing GI's existing accounts.
GI's Electrical Engineer, Mr. Tom
Lock, B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E., is responsible for ensuring that all electrical devices
sold by GI are in good working order and properly calibrated. Mr.
Lock has extensive experience working as an electrical design engineer
and computer programmer as well as an instructor at Case Western
Reserve University in Cleveland, OH USA. There, he taught courses in
microprocessor interfacing, wrote funding proposals and designed, built,
installed, maintained and purchased laboratory equipment. Mr. Lock
is also in charge of overseeing Energy System Quality Assurance in GI
designed facilities and retrofits.
Instrument Experts Mr. Yuri N. Volkov and Mr. Alexander N. Rodionov of
the M. Gorky Medical Instrument Factory are responsible for designing
and manufacturing the high grade stainless steel and titanium surgical
instruments that GI distributes in North America. The company has a long
history of providing quality instruments for the Russian domestic market
as well as worldwide. GI is their exclusive representative in the U.S.,
Canada and Mexico.
Global Intermed USA
19876 Henry Rd.
Fairview Park, Ohio 44126 USA
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