WARSAW — WishBone Medical is pleased to announce that Sanford Kunkel, M.D. joins the WishBone Medical Board of Advisors.
Kunkel has been a consulting surgeon for WishBone Medical helping to develop several new products and will continue in this role. As a member of the board of advisors, he will be a part of an elite group of business people from around the world to provide strategic expertise and guidance for WishBone Medical. He is considered an expert in his field and was a team physician for the Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever, USA Basketball, Depauw University and Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory school.
He has been a practicing physician at OrthoIndy for over 30 years. OrthoIndy is one of the largest orthopedic practices in the world. Kunkel consults for several healthcare companies and has developed several successful products.
Kunkel earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana University and his Medical Degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine. He did his internship at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich. and his residency at Grand Rapids Orthopedic Surgery and Blodgett Memorial Medical Center. His fellowship was in sports medicine at the University of Toronto and at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedics.
Nick Deeter, chairman of the board and CEO at WishBone Medical, said, “Dr. Kunkel brings his surgeon skills and entrepreneurial background to the WishBone Medical Board of Advisors. We look forward to working with Dr. Kunkel to not only develop successful pediatric products but also to help strategically guide WishBone Medical. Mr. Deeter added, “With his extensive background and experience, he will contribute to our mission of helping children globally with orthopedic issues.”
WishBone Medical is a Global pediatric orthopedic company, committed to providing anatomically appropriate innovative implants and instruments in sterile packed, single use, disposable kits to prevent infection, reduce overall costs for customers and achieve the best outcomes for children around the world who are still growing.