MAPLE GROVE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NxThera, Inc., a medical device company focused on providing solutions to treat endourology conditions, announced today Patrick W. Fabian has joined the company as its Chief Commercial Officer. In his new role, Mr. Fabian will lead the development and execution of NxThera’s sales, marketing, training and education, and customer service strategies as the company begins preparations to commercialize its Rezūm System in the U.S. to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) following FDA clearance.
“We are very pleased to have Patrick Fabian join our leadership team as Chief Commercial Officer. Patrick has a tremendous track record of successfully bringing disruptive medical device technologies to market. Pat’s experience and demonstrated ability to design, communicate and execute sales and marketing programs for minimally invasive, office-based procedures in the U.S. will be invaluable to our NxThera team, as well as our urology partners, and the patients they treat,” said Bob Paulson, President and CEO of NxThera.
Mr. Fabian joins NxThera from Sonitus Medical, where he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing from 2011 through 2014. Prior to Sonitus, Mr. Fabian was Senior Vice President of Sales and Training for Acclarent until its acquisition by Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson company, in 2010. Previously, Patrick held several executive positions at Accellent, and prior to Accellent, a variety of management and sales positions with Tyco, United States Surgical, and Pfizer. Patrick received his B.A. in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas.
NxThera is developing its Convective 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.