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Spinal Elements®Celebrates 20 Years of Inspired Innovation

Company’s Advanced, Minimally Invasive Surgical Solutions Transform Treatment
and Improve Patient Outcomes

CARLSBAD, Calif., November 9, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Spinal Elements, a Carlsbad, CA-based spine technology company specializing in innovative spine surgery solutions, is proud to announce its 20th anniversary. For two decades, Spinal Elements has been at the forefront of developing cutting edge spinal products and technologies that improve the lives of patients and support surgeons and healthcare professionals in their mission to provide world-class spinal care.

Founded in November, 2003, Spinal Elements has consistently set the industry standard by combining state-of-the-art technology with an unwavering commitment to improving spinal surgery outcomes. Over the years, the company has established itself as a trusted partner for spine surgeons and healthcare institutions.

The company is renowned for its advanced, patient-centric medical devices and biologics that are changing the way surgeons address spine surgery. Spinal Elements’ advanced, minimally invasive, surgical solutions are transforming treatment options and improving patient outcomes, reducing recovery times, and improving the quality of life for countless individuals.

CEO Ron Lloyd states, “Since 2003, Spinal Elements has led the field in developing differentiated spine surgery technologies that enable fundamental shifts in how spine surgery is performed, while improving patient outcomes. We look forward to accelerating the expansion of our product portfolio as we continue to make Spinal Elements the innovation leader in the MIS spine access and device market.”

Most recent product innovations within the MIS Ultra® platform of products and procedural solutions are Karma®, Lucent XP Arc™ and Ventana®. Spinal Elements will continue to add new technology innovations to the platform throughout 2023 and beyond.

As Spinal Elements celebrates this milestone, it expresses gratitude to its customers, partners, surgeons and employees for their trust and support over the last two decades. The company looks forward to continued groundbreaking advancements in spine surgery technology and improved patient outcomes.

Learn more about Spinal Elements’ 20 Years of Inspired Innovation at

About Spinal Elements, Inc.

Spinal Elements is a technology-driven company headquartered in Carlsbad, California. A leading designer, developer, manufacturer, and marketer of innovative medical devices used in spinal surgical procedures, Spinal Elements combines leading medical device technologies, biologics, and instrumentation to create positive surgical outcomes that exceed surgeon and patient expectations. Spinal Elements has built a reputation delivering innovative and differentiated technologies that enable fundamental shifts in solutions for spine surgery. The company markets a complete portfolio of advanced spinal implant technologies. For more information, please visit

About Kohlberg & Company, LLC

Led by Sam Frieder and Gordon Woodward, Kohlberg is a leading private equity firm based in Mount Kisco, New York. Over its 35 year history, the firm has organized eleven private equity vehicles, through which it has raised over $13 billion of committed equity capital and generated over $10 billion in realized returns with no realized losses since 2007. Kohlberg employs a rigorous white paper research program which results in a higher percentage of proprietary deals and expedient value creation for its portfolio companies. For more information, please visit


For interviews or more information, contact:
Laura Charlton (formerly Johnson) for Spinal Elements (760) 450-7749 cell

Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President and CEO of Ortho Spine Partners and sits on several company and industry related Boards. He also is the Creator and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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