Meet the team setting a new standard for carpal tunnel release surgery.
Revolutionizing Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery
MICHAEL KLIOT MD,
DIRECTOR OF PERIPHERAL NERVE CENTER, STANFORD
“Rarely does a new surgical procedure offer an elegant and compelling alternative to the old tried and true technique. The thread Carpal Tunnel Release procedure is such an exception. This new surgical technique is a brilliant addition to the surgical armamentarium that accelerates patient recovery while improving clinical outcome.”
Meet the Team
Meet the team guiding the future of Ovation Hand Institute
Co-Founder & Chairman
For more than 20 years, Rick Anderson has been at the forefront of healthcare innovation. A visionary leader who is passionate about improving healthcare delivery, Rick has been part of several of the best-known and highly successful online health-related services, and is a leader in consumer-driven, retail healthcare solutions.
Rick currently serves as chief executive officer for ImageLink, an imaging provider with 15 locations and a rapid expansion plan. He previously served as chairman and chief executive officer for Smart Choice MRI, an independent MRI provider with a consumer-focused model offering exceptional quality and patient experience for a transparent value. Rick took Smart Choice MRI from one clinic in Milwaukee, WI to a multi-state operation with 16 clinics across the Midwest. He previously served as senior vice president of the pioneering health and wellness platform Sharecare, where he was one of the original team members. At Sharecare, Rick spearheaded expansion and integration efforts, forging partnerships with key health networks. Additionally, Rick was one of the first five employees at WebMD and led business development efforts in the Western and Midwestern markets. He also served as an executive team member for a number of other healthcare businesses including QDS and Endeavor Technologies. Rick is committed to helping other businesses develop and is an active member of several boards.
Rick earned his B.A. in history from Bethel University.
RICH HARRISON, MD
Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer