Management

Sean McBrayer

President

Sean McBrayer is President and co-founder of Syntheon LLC. During his tenure with Syntheon, Sean has co-founded and invested in several medical device companies and has successfully negotiated the sale of products and technology to Ethicon Endosurgery, Cordis, Covidien and Olympus in the fields of flexible endoscopy, laparoscopic surgery and cardiology.

Sean has over 25 years of experience in the medical device industry. Sean began his career in the medical device industry at Symbiosis and Boston Scientific where he held various Research and Development positions. He was subsequently a founder and General Manager of InScope LLC, a flexible endoscopy device company started in 1998. InScope LLC was sold to Ethicon Endo-surgery in 2003.

Sean has worked in the medical device fields of laparoscopic surgery, cardiology, flexible endoscopy, urology, and arthroscopy.

Sean received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1989 and now holds over 50 issued United States patents and many international patents in the field of medical devices.

  PAT. NO.   Title
1 5,395,364   Endoscopic instrument incorporating an elastomeric fluid seal
2 5,352,223   Endoscopic instruments having distally extending lever mechanisms
3 5,395,369   Endoscopic bipolar electrocautery instruments
4 5,542,432   Endoscopic multiple sample bioptome
5 5,569,243   Double acting endoscopic scissors with bipolar cautery capability
6 5,779,701   Bipolar endoscopic surgical scissor blades and instrument incorporating the same
7 5,846,240   Ceramic insulator for a bipolar push rod assembly for a bipolar endoscopic surgical instrument
8 5,683,385   Electrocautery connector for a bipolar push rod assembly
9 5,976,130   Bipolar push rod assembly for a bipolar endoscopic surgical instrument and instruments incorporating the same
10 5,893,846   Ceramic coated endoscopic scissor blades and a method of making the same
11 1,997,001,305   Bipolar endoscopic surgical scissor blades and instrument incorporating the same
12 1,997,010,762   A bipolar push rod assembly and bipolar endoscopic instruments incorporating same
13 5,814,054   Automatic needle-passer suturing instrument
14 5,897,507   Biopsy forceps instrument having irrigation and aspiration capabilities
15 6,090,108   Bipolar endoscopic surgical scissor blades and instrument incorporating the same
16 6,193,718   Endoscopic electrocautery instrument
17 69,930,104   endoscopic sewing system
18 6,743,206   Endoscopic needle
19 6,517,539   Polypectomy snare having ability to actuate through tortuous path
20 6,551,315   Methods and apparatus for the treatment of gastric ulcers
21 6,569,085   Methods and apparatus for delivering a medical instrument over an endoscope while the endoscope is in a body lumen
22 7,727,246   Methods for endoluminal treatment
23 6,808,491   Methods and apparatus for on-endoscope instruments having end effectors and combinations of on-endoscope and through-endoscope instruments
24 6,966,919   Instrument for applying a surgical fastener particularly for the transoral treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
25 6,972,017   Polypectomy snare having ability to actuate through tortuous path
26 8,241,308   Tissue fastening devices and processes that promote tissue adhesion
27 7,105,000   Surgical jaw assembly with increased mechanical advantage
28 20,060,069,346   Catheter with controllable stiffness and method for operating a selective stiffening catheter
29 20,060,211,979   Methods for operating a selective stiffening catheter
30 8,062,314   Methods for the endoluminal treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
31 20,090,138,003   Cordless Medical Cauterization and Cutting Device
32 2,009,070,780   Cordless power-assisted medical cauterization and cutting device
33 2,433,578   Cordless hand-held ultrasonic cautery cutting device
34 20,090,240,246   Cordless Medical Cauterization and Cutting Device
35 20,090,240,245   Method for Powering a Surgical Instrument
36 8,377,059   Cordless medical cauterization and cutting device
37 20,110,071,554   Surgical Clips Particularly Useful in the Endoluminal Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
38 20,110,057,608   Surgical Sterilizer with Integrated Battery Charging Device
39 20,120,062,171   Surgical Sterilizer With Integrated Battery Charging Device
40 20,130,166,017   Actively Controllable Stent, Stent Graft, Heart Valve and Method of Controlling Same
41 2,816,980   Actively controllable stent, stent graft, heart valve and method of controlling same
42 20,140,276,042   Integrated catheter and powered injector system for use in performing radial angiography
43 20,140,296,962   Actively Controllable Stent, Stent Graft, Heart Valve and Method of Controlling Same
44 2,996,641   Actively controllable sten, stent graft, heart valve and method of controlling same
45 20,150,142,021   Multiple-Firing Crimp Device and Methods for Using and Manufacturing Same
46 2,970,522   Multiple-firing securing device and methods for using and manufacturing same
47 20,160,166,248   Multiple-firing securing device and methods for using and manufacturing same