“As we prepare to begin U.S. commercialization of our Protect PNS, the world’s first implantable, office-based, drug free tibial nerve stimulator system for overactive bladder, we are ensuring our branding and infrastructure are well-aligned to support a successful launch,” said Tyler Perryman. “With his vast financial leadership experience in the healthcare industry, Stephen is the right person to lead Micron Medical as we evolve into a commercial company. I look forward to leveraging my extensive knowledge of this innovative technology after treating 10,000 patients with our older technology in pain management, to now focus on our continued product innovation and clinical excellence programs.”
“I am thrilled to lead Micron Medical at such an exciting time in the company’s history,” said Deitsch. “A multi-billion-dollar market opportunity exists for our micron-sized injectable technology, and we are committed to executing a focused commercial strategy and a capital efficient business model that will position us well for sustainable growth. In addition, I look forward to continue working closely with the talented Micron team as we further enhance the capabilities of our device and procedures.”
“As one of the founders, it is a pleasure to welcome Stephen Deitsch to the Micron team and continue the standard of excellence for advancement of neuromodulation in the field of urology,” said Dr. Peters. “As we prepare to launch these products, Stephen is well-equipped to focus on commercialization and growth, allowing the technology team to maintain their focus on innovation and product excellence for OAB, urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic pain, erectile dysfunction and many more modalities that can utilize this injectable wireless technology.”
Deitsch has over 20 years of corporate financial leadership experience in the medical technology and healthcare service industries, including over ten years with Zimmer Biomet in various executive financial roles, and most recently as CFO of publicly-traded BioScrip Inc., where Deitsch was instrumental in closing its merger with Option Care Health.
Dr. Peters is an innovator in neuromodulation who has been instrumental in developing sacral, pudendal and tibial neuromodulation for voiding dysfunction and pain. He has treated thousands of patients with neuromodulation throughout his academic career.