MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 5, 2021) – IMRIS, Deerfield Imaging, the global leader in intraoperative imaging, is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Marc R. Buntaine as Chief Executive Officer effective October 1, 2021.
With more than 20 years of experience in the Medical Capital Equipment industry, focusing on launching new technologies, Buntaine is a highly distinguished leader with a track record of successfully growing companies and market share through establishing long-term relationships with healthcare professionals and partners. He joins IMRIS with senior leadership experience as well as serving as CEO for several different high growth companies.
“Throughout his career in med-tech devices, Marc has pioneered a number of new technologies that have become state-of-the art approaches in neurosurgery and oncology practices, including stereotactic radiosurgery, image guided surgery, image guided radiotherapy, and intraoperative imaging. We are pleased to welcome Marc to IMRIS as we launch our newest Hybrid Intraoperative Imaging Suites,” said Dr. Gregory Sorensen, Executive Chairman.”
IMRIS has recently launched its newest surgical theatre, the iMRI 3T-V, a multifunctional surgical environment designed to deliver unmatched intraoperative vision for clinicians, assist in surgical-decision making and enhance precision in treatment.
“I am very excited to be joining IMRIS at this time of exceptional growth and increasing awareness of the powerful impact of bringing MRI into the operating theater,” added Marc Buntaine. “Recent clinical studies have demonstrated clear evidence of improved patient outcomes by utilizing MRI in the O.R.; it is truly exciting to join a company that is contributing toward better surgical outcomes.”
About IMRIS, Deerfield Imaging
As a leader in image guided therapy solutions, IMRIS provides optimized fully integrated image-guided therapy environments that serve to address the important needs of patients, clinicians and hospitals by delivering timely information on surgical targets and results to clinicians for use during surgical or interventional procedures. The IMRIS Surgical Theatre incorporates MRI, CT and angiography into multipurpose surgical suites to provide advanced intraoperative imaging directly in operating rooms. With a unique symphony of engineering and advanced imaging technology, the IMRIS Surgical Theatre is built for the human experience and inspired by the human mind – each surgical theatre is custom-developed for the hospital and surgeons to uniquely compliment their workflow and intended use. IMRIS also designs and manufactures proprietary head fixation devices, imaging coils, and OR tables for use in this unique and multifunctional intraoperative environment. Products are sold globally to hospitals in the neurosurgical, spinal, cardiovascular, and orthopedic markets.
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