Nick Deeter

Nick Deeter

Nick Deeter

Nick Deeter brings more than 29 years of business leadership and health care industry experience to his role as OrthoPediatrics’ Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer. As the company’s founder and visionary, he is responsible for setting the strategic direction and long-term growth plans for OrthoPediatrics. In this capacity, he leverages his successful track record of developing and commercializing medical innovations, orthopedic devices and implants for the global health care market.

Mr. Deeter’s distinguished orthopedic and medical device career began at Zimmer, Inc. and includes more than two decades of executive leadership positions for other well-respected medical organizations. Prior to forming OrthoPediatrics, he spent seven years with DePuy Orthopaedics, a Johnson & Johnson company where he was responsible for health care compliance administration, medical affairs and orthogenesis. This included managing surgeon relationships, product engineering, production and marketing of custom implants and limb preservation products. Mr. Deeter also served as founder, Chairman, President and CEO of ViAtro, Corp., a medical device company specializing in infection control products; Vice President of University Technology Inc. at Case Western Reserve University, managing the technology transfer process of more than $100 million dollars per year of medical research; and President of Medical Ventures Ltd., a venture capital firm that initially funded STERIS Corp. Additionally, he managed the orthopedic and respiratory products at Invacare Corporation, the world leader in durable medical equipment.

Mr. Deeter earned an MBA from Case Western University and a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Biomedical Engineering Department at Case Western Reserve University.