About Us

ChoiceSpine™ is a privately held spinal implant company located in Knoxville, TN. Founded in 2006, Choice offers an extensive array of innovative, surgeon focused systems designed with the best clinical outcomes in mind.

In addition, ChoiceSpine offers a full regenerative and osteobiologics portfolio including synthetics, DBM’s, structural allograft, and amnion allografts. With cutting edge technologies like our Veo™ VLIF lateral fusion system, 3D printed additive manufacturing, and the incorporation of our impregnated Hydroxyapatite (HA) PEEK® interbodies, ChoiceSpine is committed to always staying ahead of market trends and to provide surgeons with dynamic solutions for their patients.

Meet the Choice Leadership Team

Rick Henson

Co-Founder

Marty Altshuler

Co-Founder

Steve Ainsworth

Executive Vice President of Strategy & Technology

Christy Cote

Vice President of Biologics

Anderson Collins

Senior Director of Business Development & International

Steve Ainsworth

Executive Vice President of Strategy & Technology

Christy Cote

Vice President of Biologics

Anderson Collins

Senior Director of Business Development & International

KC Gilbert

Vice President of Marketing & Professional Development

KC Gilbert

Vice President of Marketing & Professional Development

Kurt Kessler

Vice President of Sales

John Hale

Vice President of Finance & Administration

Kurt Kessler

Vice President of Sales

John Hale

Vice President of Finance & Administration

Judy Barkhurst

Manager of Sales & Operational Support

Kim Finch

Regulatory Affairs Director

David Davis

Director of Operations

Judy Barkhurst

Manager of Sales & Operational Support

Kim Finch

Regulatory Affairs Director

David Davis

Director of Operations

Steve Rothgeb

Director of Accounting

Steve Rothgeb

Director of Accounting

Lorna Hill

Manager of Human Resources

David Hannah

Director of Research and Development

Interested in joining the ChoiceSpine team? Check out our careers page to explore available opportunities.

Lorna Hill

Manager of Human Resources

David Hannah

Director of Research and Development

Lorna Hill

Manager of Human Resources

Interested in joining the ChoiceSpine team? Check out our careers page to explore available opportunities.

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