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Pioneering Surgeon, Host of The Ortho Show Joins Kaliber Surgeon Advisory Board

San Francisco, CA. September 6, 2022 – Kaliber Labs has announced that Dr. Scott Sigman, a pioneering leader and educator in orthopedic surgery, medical device development, and opioid sparing surgery, has joined the company’s Surgeon Advisory Board.

“Dr. Sigman’s exceptional background as a clinician and innovator in orthopedic surgery will be a tremendous asset to Kaliber,” said CEO Ray Rahman. “His long-standing outreach within the surgeon community and experience developing much needed technology for patients will be of great value, as we continue to introduce novel AI products to the orthopedic space.”

Fellowship-trained in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Sigman is a sports medicine, knee and shoulder specialist in clinical practice for over 25 years. He is an internationally recognized pioneer in opioid sparing surgery and a leader in professional education and medical device development. With a deep dedication to opening new horizons in orthopedics, he has numerous peer-reviewed publications and hosts The Ortho Show, an educational podcast that, according to the show’s tagline, reports “Unique Stories of the Best of the Best in Orthopedics.” He is also a member of Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s commission to establish a pain management access program. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Sigman is the Chief Medical Officer of OrthoLazer Orthopedic Laser Centers, a franchise developed to provide alternative pain management options and help combat the opioid crisis. Dr. Sigman is a fellow of the World Society on Sports & Exercise Medicine and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

“The Kaliber team has an impressive understanding of the clinical challenges and opportunities we face daily in our field,” said Dr. Sigman. “Their vision for targeting these challenges with data-driven, AI solutions is positioning them as frontrunners in this arena. I look forward to helping the company build and leverage its potential and bring meaningful change in the treatment and administration of orthopedic surgery.”

Dr. Sigman joins the distinguished roster of leading arthroscopic surgeons who make up Kaliber’s Surgeon Advisory Board. These surgeons include:

Anthony Romeo, MD

Executive Vice President, the Musculoskeletal Institute, Dupage Medical Group • Chief Medical Editor, Orthopaedics Today • Past President, American Shoulder and Elbow Society

Brian Cole, MD

Past president of AANA • Vice-Chairman and Managing Partner, Midwest Orthopedics at Rush • Team physician for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Fire, Chicago Dogs, and DePaul University

Brian Feeley, MD

Chief of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, UCSF

Patrick Denard, MD

Preeminent shoulder specialist • Clinical instructor, Oregon Health & Science University

Mark Getelman, MD

President of AANA • Co-director of Sports Medicine Fellowship Training Program, SCOI • Faculty member, SCOI Sports Medicine Division

Shariff K. Bishai, DO, MS

Past President AOAO, Sports Section • Past President Detroit Academy of Orthopaedic Surgrey • Specialist in complex shoulder and knee reconstruction

Richard L. Angelo, MD

Past President AANA • AANA Education Foundation Board of Directors • Institute for Surgical Excellence Advisory Board

Nathan Mall, MD CIME

Specialist in regenerative and biologic medicine

Gary Poehling, MD

Editor in Chief Emeritus, Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery • Past President, ISAKOS • Professor, Wake Forest Medical Orthopedic Surgery

Ira Guttentag, MD, FACS

Medical Director and Head Team Physician for the Tampa Bay Lightning • Board of Directors, Florida Medical Clinic

Ryan Pitts, MD

President, Orthopedic Associates, LLC - St, Louis, MO

Lyndon Gross, MD

Team Orthopedist, St. Louis Cardinals • Sports Medicine, Shoulder, Knee, and Elbow specialist • Advanced joint reconstruction and cartilage restoration specialist

David King, MD

Leonard Marmor Foundation Award • Associate Master Instructor, AANA Hip Arthroscopy Course

Victor Khabie, MD, FAAOS, FACS

Chief of Department of Surgical Services, Chief of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Co-Director of Orthopedic and Spine Institute, Northern Westchester Hospital • Director of Sports Medicine Section, Somers Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Group

Matthew Stiebel, MD

Shoulder and Knee specialist • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada • Associate Clinical Professor, FAU Medical School • Associate Master Instructor, AANA

William Ciccone, MD Sports Medicine & Joint Replacement specialist • Designated Master in Shoulder Arthroscopy, AANA • Past Team Physician for the Colorado Rockies AAA Sky Sox

Brian Waterman, MD

Sports medicine and cartilage restoration specialist • American Orthopaedic Association North American Traveling Fellow • AANA Advanced Arthroscopy Traveling Fellow

Robert Gallo, MD, M.H.A.

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon, Penn State Hershey • Professor, Penn State University College of Medicine • Associate Program Director, Penn State Orthopaedic Residency Program

Dr. Tony Gallagher, PhD

Director of Research, ASSERT Centre – University College Cork (UCC)

John Cory, MD

OrthoArizona The Foot And Ankle Center • American Sports Medical Institute Foot and Ankle Fellow

Stanley Rogers, MD

Chief of General Surgery, UCSF • Director of Video Endoscopic Surgery, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

About Kaliber Labs

Kaliber builds AI-powered solutions to meet the needs of patients, surgeons, and administrators in arthroscopic surgery. Our intelligent software is designed to generate insights from surgical procedures—cut to close—and channel them into surgeon-centric tools to support quality, access, and cost of care.

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