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ChoiceSpine™ Announces Full Market Release of Next Generation Harrier™ Stand-Alone Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion System

April 19, 2022

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ChoiceSpine LLC, a privately-held spinal device manufacturer based in Knoxville, TN, announces today that it has launched its next-generation Harrier™ SA ALIF System.

Harrier SA is a 3D printed Stand Alone screw-based system that incorporates ChoiceSpine’s proprietary BioBond™ porous structure technology. The system features four titanium, dual-threaded corticocancellous screws designed for lag purchase. The interbody is available in three anatomical footprints with multiple lordotic options. Harrier SA has an integrated Cam-Locking Mechanism for additional security, allowing quick and secure screw back-out prevention. The Harrier SA System is indicated for Stand-Alone use. If additional fixation is desired, the system is compatible with our Raven™ Anterior Lumbar Plate System.

“The Harrier SA System instrumentation and implants provide an exceptional solution for my patients requiring anterior lumbar fusions. The wide variety of footprints and lordotic options allow for optimal restoration of the disc space. In addition, the system allows up to 45° screw angulation which is optimal for L5-S1 implant placement,” said Betsy Grunch, MD, a Design Surgeon for the Harrier SA system from Gainesville, Georgia.

Steve Ainsworth, PhD, ChoiceSpine’s EVP of Strategy and Technology, stated, “The launch of our next generation Harrier SA system builds on our already robust family of 3D printed product portfolio. Harrier SA provides surgeons an excellent Stand-Alone Solution for ALIF procedures.”

The Harrier SA Anterior Lumbar Interbody System includes:

  • Biobond™ 3D printed titanium porous structure
  • Integrated Cam-Locking mechanism
  • Large graft window perfect for combining with Stratofuse® Biologics
  • Corticocancellous lag screws
  • Seamless instrumentation

ChoiceSpine LLC is a spinal device company located in Knoxville, TN, privately held by Altus Capital Partners. ChoiceSpine prides itself on providing excellent products aimed at improving people’s lives through a positive customer experience. Here at ChoiceSpine, we offer a variety of surgeon-focused product lines that are designed to be safe, efficient, and easy to use. By focusing on a collaborative team approach with physicians and industry partners, ChoiceSpine continues to deliver upon product commitments, maintain cutting-edge research and development, and bring technically superior products to the forefront of the spinal implant industry. For more information, please visit www.choicespine.com.

Altus Capital Partners is a private equity firm that makes control investments in middle-market manufacturing businesses. We believe that our exclusive focus on manufacturing provides us with a unique understanding of the opportunities and challenges companies face in the sector. We utilize a patient, thoughtful investment approach and seek to partner with the management teams of our operating companies to achieve growth. With offices in Wilton, CT and Lincolnshire, IL, Altus Capital Partners has completed 18 platform investments and numerous add-on acquisitions since 2003. For more information, please visit www.altuscapitalpartners.com.


Ron Moore
Sr. Director of Marketing

Chris J. Stewart

Chris currently serves as President and CEO of Surgio Health. Chris has close to 20 years of healthcare management experience, with an infinity to improve healthcare delivery through the development and implementation of innovative solutions that result in improved efficiencies, reduction of unnecessary financial & clinical variation, and help achieve better patient outcomes. Previously, Chris was assistant vice president and business unit leader for HPG/HCA. He has presented at numerous healthcare forums on topics that include disruptive innovation, physician engagement, shifting reimbursement models, cost per clinical episode and the future of supply chain delivery.

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