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Philip J Haarstad

Throughout his career, Phil has maintained an entrepreneurial drive. It was no surprise that he founded his own consultancy firm in 2008, after serving as Vice President of Research and Development at Endometabolic Solutions of Maple Grove, MN. Phil has held several engineering and leadership positions in project development for InnerPulse of the Research Triangle Park, NC; Velocimed/St Jude Medical of Maple Grove, MN; Medtronic Cardiac Surgery Technologies, Brooklyn Park, MN; MedtronicAve; Arterial Vascular Engineering in Santa Rosa, CA; and EnVision Surgical Systems of Palo Alto, CA.


Phil holds degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota and in Physics from North Park College, Chicago (1993)


To download a .pdf of his resume, click here. You will find that over the past 20 years, Phil is named on several issued patents and patent applications.


Phil has specific expertise in the engineering of minimally invasive surgical tools and catheter-based and delivery system technologies.


Haarstad Engineering Services (HES) pulls together the skills and creative innovation of Phil and his team of industry leaders in the field of medical device research and development.

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