MAPLE GROVE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NxThera, Inc., a medical device company focused on providing solutions to treat endourology conditions, announced today Maximillian D. Fiore has joined the company as its Chief Development & Operations Officer. In this new role, Mr. Fiore will lead the evolution of the company’s development and operations organizations as NxThera begins to scale production and expand commercial availability of its Rezūm System to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
“Max has led the development and scaled production of numerous commercially successful products in both large and early-stage companies. Max adds significant strategic and operating breadth and depth to our leadership team as we begin to expand commercial availability of our Rezūm System internationally and prepare for U.S. launch following FDA clearance,” said Bob Paulson, President and CEO of NxThera.
Mr. Fiore brings more than 30 years of experience in the medical device industry in a variety of product development, operations and R&D leadership roles. He most recently served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for American Medical Systems, a global leader in urology, from 2009-2013. Prior to AMS, Max held a variety of R&D and operations leadership roles at OmniSonics, Smith and Nephew, Aradigm, LifeScan, Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Hospital Products, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Max earned his BSEE and BSEng in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University, and his MSEE in Biomedical Instrumentation from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
NxThera is developing its Convective water vapor energy (WAVE™) technology platform to treat a variety of endourology conditions beginning with BPH, and including prostate cancer and kidney cancer. NxThera’s Rezūm System to treat BPH uses sterile water vapor, or steam, to convectively deliver targeted, precise thermal energy treatments in a simple, office-based or hospital procedure designed to take only minutes, with minimal discomfort, and provide improvements in urine flow and quality of life. Founded in 2008, NxThera is located in Maple Grove, Minnesota.
For more information, visit www.nxthera.com.