About Us

Our Company

VVT Medical specializes in the research, development, manufacturing and commercialization of minimally invasive, non-thermal non-tumescent- NT-NT solutions for the treatment of varicose veins.

VVT Medical’s advanced, proprietary solutions combine best practices in vein treatment with a powerful, patented delivery system to provide a simpler, more effective approach to treatment. Our flagship ScleroSafe platform enables physicians to perform quick, office-based procedures without the need for tumescent anesthesia or costly capital equipment. VVT Medical’s solutions can be performed in a range of outpatient settings including vein clinics, day care clinics, angio suites, catheterization laboratories and hospitals.

For over 10 years, VVT Medical has been dedicated to offering simpler, faster and more efficient minimally-invasive surgical procedures, maximizing safety and patient comfort and achieving superior clinical results.

Our Vision

VVT was founded in 2007 with the vision to offer superior treatment options to patients suffering from varicose veins, venous valve incompetence and reflux disease. Our focus on innovation is central to everything we do in our efforts to address the pain, costs and recovery time usually associated with conventional treatment. We aspire to offer the best treatment options possible to physicians and their patients.

Leadership

VVT Medical’s leadership team brings together years of experience in management, R&D, product development, engineering and medical regulatory expertise across the medical device, high tech, biotech, healthcare and medical imaging industries.

Management

EREZ TETRO

Chief Executive Officer

Erez is an experienced executive with over 16 years working in the healthcare industry, Erez performed a variety of  management positions with increasing responsibilities. Prior to VVT Medical, Erez held positions in startups and J&J’s Ethicon division specializing in surgical technologies and solutions. Erez’s academic background is in business and project management 

ZEEV BRANDEIS

Founder, Executive Director

Zeev has held executive positions in the Israeli hi-tech industry, with over 20 years of experience in product development and medical devices. Zeev is an inventor listed on several international patents within this industry. He has an extensive background in polymer science and plastic injection molding. Zeev’s academic background is in Behavioral Sciences & Business Management.es.

Dr. HILA OLAMI

Science and R&D Lead

Dr. Olami has vast experience in the field of medical devices, with expertise in applied material-science and polymers technologies as well as in product development. Prior to joining VVT Med, Hila served as project manager in the R&D department of Nicast Ltd., developing a skin-like dressing technology and implementing GMP production-line and standard operating procedures for launch in clinical trials. Hila holds a PhD degree in Materials Science and
Engineering from Tel Aviv University.

GIDI VITKON

Chief of Operations

Gidi has over 30 years of managerial experience, holding a wide range of senior operation positions in hi-tech start-ups as well as leading global companies such as Rad-Binat Group and Alvarion. Gidi brings special expertise in the design, planning and execution of research-based technical projects. Gidi holds a B.SC and MBA from Tel Aviv University.

ALON STIASSNY

QA/RA Director

Alon has 40 years of experience in medical device companies: He worked and managed several operations departments at Elscint Ltd. and CMT, and served in different QA/RA management positions. Prior to joining VVT Medical, Alon served as a senior QA/RA consultant at Physio-Logic, VP QA/RA at CME, Director QA/RA at Dario, Director QA/RA at MCS, Director QA at Syneron, and the QA site manager of EndoChoice Ltd. Alon is an electrical engineer, CQE and a certified lead auditor for ISO 9001, 13485 and 21CFR820.

ORLY EFRATY

Vice President of Global Marketing

Orly has over 15 years of Marketing experience working in the Medical Device industry, both in large corporates, such as Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceuticals and in start-up. Orly has a proven track record in Corporate strategy, Marketing and Product management.

Orly holds a BSc. in Biology and Life Science from Tel-Aviv university and an MBA from Bar-Ilan university.

Board of Directors

RON HADANI

Executive Director

Ron is an executive with more than 35 years of experience in product development and corporate management of private and public medical device and imaging companies. Ron has held technical positions at J&J, co-founded and later sold Ultrasound Technologies to U.S. Surgical (Tyco/Covidien) and served as the President of Kontron U.S. and President and CEO of Vision-Sciences, Inc. Ron holds more than 15 patents; he received his MSc. degree in Computer Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of NY (NYU) and his BSc. in Electrical Engineering from FDU.

EITAN MACHOVER

Director

Eitan has more than 25 years of healthcare experience. He worked at GE for over 15 years in various assignments in the US, Europe and Israel. Eitan founded two medical device venture capital funds and invested in more than 20 companies. He serves as an active director on a number of private and public company boards.

YACOV REIZMAN

Director

Yacov is a founder of FCC Ltd.- an Israeli investment company, and of Boutique Merchant Bank, which was founded in 1987. FCC operates internationally, particularly within the U.S. and Israeli capital markets, and has directly and actively invested in ~50 publicly traded and privately held companies within a diversified range of industries.