K2M Recruits Caitlyn Seidl to be Director, Clinical & Regulatory Affairs

Life Science Partner is pleased to announce the recruitment of Caitlyn Seidl to K2M, where she will serve as Director, Regulatory & Clinical Affairs.

Based in Leesburg, Virginia, K2M is a medical device company focused on creating tools and implants for minimally-invasive spine surgery. The company is a leader in the 3D printing of spinal implants for deformity (especially scoliosis), trauma, and tumor operations. Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Global Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Seidl will be responsible for directing global clinical outcomes research programs and the global regulatory process for K2M’s product portfolio.

Previously, Seidl served as Manager, Clinical Affairs for the Critical Care division of Edwards Lifesciences, a leader in artificial heart valves and related technologies. Seidl has also held clinical affairs leadership positions with Exactech (orthopedic devices), Axogen (biologics), and Cardioquest (cardiovascular research). She brings to K2M more than a decade of clinical and regulatory affairs leadership including trials in spinal orthopedics.

“Caitlyn impressed us as a leader with both the technical acumen in clinical trials for spinal orthopedic devices and the team management skills to ensure the group’s clinical studies faithfully convey the value K2M’s technologies bring to patients,” shared Tom Callaway, MD, MBA, President of Life Science Partner. “She will be a great asset to K2M and we look forward to seeing her impact over the coming years.”

Seidly earned her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of South Florida.

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