Dr. Joshua Ammerman, Founder and CMO

Founded by a practicing neurosurgeon in Washington, DC, ComboSpine is a medical device company revolutionizing surgeons’ ability to achieve spinal interbody fusion. Our mission is to make spinal fusion faster, more consistent, and more reliable. HELO is a novel, multipurpose tool that optimally prepares the spinal disc space to accept a fusion implant, then is deployed into the disc space as a footprint-expanding implant itself. Disc Prep + Implant in a single device, with a 1:1 disc prep-to-implant footprint match. Single use shaver heads reduce the risk of radical bioburden contamination while also reducing the burden on Sterile Processing Departments. HELO is designed to be used manually and under power, and can easily be integrated within robotic guidance systems.