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 News Release - June 1, 2011

Cayenne Medical, Inc. Appoints Dev K. Mishra, M.D., Medical Director

New Position Created to Support Medical Education and Clinical Research

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 1, 2011 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Cayenne Medical, Inc., a private sports medicine device company specializing in the soft tissue reconstruction segment, announced the appointment of Dev K. Mishra, M.D., as Medical Director. In this new role, Dr. Mishra will provide expert counsel in the areas of medical education and clinical research activities, mainly focusing on the development of new products and the design of clinical protocols and procedures.

Dr. Mishra, 49, is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, with over 16 years experience specializing in the treatment of shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle disorders. He currently advises several venture capital firms, including SV LifeSciences, Onset Ventures, The Innovation Factory and Intersect Partners, and holds the positions of Chief Medical Officer at AlterG, Inc. and President of Sideline Sports Doc, LLC. He has previously served as a Medical Officer at Oratec Interventions, Inc., MedModus, Inc., and as Clinical Advisor to Stryker Endoscopy.

David Springer, CEO of Cayenne Medical, said, "Dr. Mishra is an important addition to the Cayenne management team as we move into our next stage of growth and development. He has an impressive background advising several emerging medical technology companies on product development and clinical study design, and his extensive clinical experience and commitment to sports medicine will be invaluable as we continue to develop innovative solutions to fulfill the unmet needs of surgeons and their patients."

In addition to his clinical and corporate accomplishments, Dr. Mishra is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. Since 1995, he has served as a Team Physician for the University of California, Berkeley, and has been an orthopaedic consultant to the U.S. Soccer Federation, and the California Victory professional soccer teams.

Dr. Mishra received his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego, where he also pursued his residency in orthopaedic surgery. While at UCSD, he received the Zimmer/AOA Resident Award for his research on exercise induced muscle injury, and completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Research. Following residency, Dr. Mishra completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Mishra is an undergraduate alumnus of Yale University.

Cayenne Medical currently offers products that address previously unmet clinical needs in knee ligament reconstruction and meniscal repair, including the AperFix II® System, CrossFix® Meniscal Repair System and iFix® System. For more information about Cayenne Medical, please visit

About Cayenne Medical, Inc.:

Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Cayenne Medical is a privately held medical device company defining new technology for the soft tissue reconstruction segment of the sports medicine market. The company was founded in 2005 and is focused on leading the transformation of traditional arthroscopic procedures, by applying advanced technology through minimally invasive techniques. For more information, visit

Source: Cayenne Medical

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