Mark Phelps, PhD Joins Canary Medical as Vice President of Technology Development

Life Science Partner is pleased to announce the recruitment of Mark Phelps, PhD to Canary Medical, where he will serve as Vice President of Technology Development.

Canary Medical is an innovative medical technology company commercializing smart implants in the orthopedic, cardiovascular, and aesthetic markets. The company integrates a sensor and microprocessor system into FDA-cleared implantable medical devices to generate real-time insights

about the performance and safety of these products.

Phelps will be driving technology reduction to practice for Canary’s cardiovascular applications, delineating smart implant technologic and business opportunities, providing technical leadership to the Canary Management team, and providing strategic input into building Canary’s infrastructure and business.

Previously at Medtronic, Phelps managed the Research and Development team as the Vice President of R&D for Patient Monitoring & Diagnostics. Before that, he was the Senior Program Director for Diagnostics & Monitoring where he worked on a new product line for Medtronic’s wireless implantable cardiac monitor.

“Phelps has shown his ability to be a technology innovator and forward-thinker,” notes Tom Callaway, Founder and President of Life Science Partner. “Given his background at companies such as Medtronic, TASER and LifeSync, Phelps has a proven track record of building innovative technologies to enable future improvements in healthcare.”

Phelps earned his Bachelor of Science, Masters, and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) in Melbourne, Florida.

About Life Science Partner

Life Science Partner is a specialized executive search firm that recruits transformational leaders for healthcare and life sciences companies. Our high-touch, partner-led process ensures an exceptional level of service, while our backgrounds as physicians and industry executives enable us to efficiently deliver the brightest candidates in the medical device, biopharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and healthcare technology fields.