The Team

Dr. Robert F. Wilson

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Wilson is the founder and Chief Executive Officer at Egg Medical, and a practicing Interventional Cardiologist at the University of Minnesota, where he has been on staff since 1986.

He was the Director of the Cardiac Cath Lab from 1988-2004 and served as Chief of Cardiology from 2008-2013.

Dr. Wilson has a passion for advancing the Science of Interventional Cardiology and has been active in research and Product Development for many years.

Before starting Egg Medical, Dr. Wilson was the catalyst behind ACIST Medical. 

John Gainor

Chief Technology Officer

John is a cofounder and Chief Technology Officer of Egg Medical.

As a medical device inventor and developer with 30 years experience in the industry, John has been involved in a number of medical device startup companies in the Twin Cities area, ranging from Interventional Cardiology and Interventional Radiology to Electrophysiology and implantable Orthopedics.

Prior to Egg Medical, John led Research & Development teams for an implantable pulmonary hypertension therapy device at Aria DV, and a transcatheter aortic valve implant at HLT. He previously held R&D leadership positions at Raymedica, MicroVena and Lake Region Medical.

Scott Youngstrom

Chief Financial Officer

Scott serves as Chief Financial Officer at Egg Medical. Scott is an accomplished Financial Executive with over 30 years of proven success and progressive responsibility in the Medical Device industry in both public and private sectors. Scott is currently also a part-time CFO with Stimdia Medical.

Prior to joining Egg Medical, Scott held CFO positions with 4C Medical, Reshape Lifesciences and Galil Medical, and was a Board Member of Innovision.

Gavin Philipps

Chief Commercial Officer

Gavin serves as the Chief Commercial Officer at Egg Medical and brings over 25 years of commercial leadership experience in the medical field and experience across the cardiovascular and surgical markets helping customers achieve improved performance for their staff and improved outcomes for their patients.

Prior to joining Egg Medical, Gavin served in various executive leadership roles, where he built teams and commercial strategies to help achieve significant across companies like Covidien, Boston Scientific, and Butterfly Network.

Gavin served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps, and now works with organizations like MedTechVets as a mentor for transitioning veterans, and he currently serves on the Board of Directors for Next Step Development Corporation, a non-profit helping build tiny homes for the homeless, and on the Board of Directors for Acorn Leadership Institute.

Paul Pharris

Chief Revenue Officer

Paul serves as the Chief Revenue Officer and Vice President of Business Development at Egg Medical. Paul brings years of experience leading teams to high revenue growth across cardiology and structural heart, most recently at Boston Scientific.

Paul is responsible for driving sales growth, developing, and implementing sales strategies, and overseeing our direct and indirect sales teams, along with collaborating with other partners in the cardiovascular, robotics, capital, and radiation reduction markets to help our customers together find ways to work in a safer environment for EVERY doctor, EVERY nurse , EVERY tech – because SCATTER MATTERS to everyone.

James Beabout

Chief Marketing Officer

James serves as the Chief Marketing Officer at Egg Medical. Prior to joining Egg Medical, James spent 15 years in the Interventional Cardiology space as a Marketing leader with Boston Scientific, having led teams in product commercialization, new product development, and market development.

James is responsible for driving Egg Medical’s global marketing and branding strategy, including commercial strategies and pipeline development. He also leads market development, collaborating with other partners in the cardiovascular, robotics, capital, and radiation reduction markets to improve customer workplace safety.

Our Goal

Reduce the scatter radiation exposure of physicians, surgeons, nurses, technicians and others who use x-ray imaging to perform life-saving diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for patients. If you have suggestions for additions or improvements, feel free to reach out to us.