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OrthoPediatrics Corp. Announces Expansion into Japanese Market

OrthoPediatrics Corp. is pleased to announce its expansion into the Japanese market. The Company recently received regulatory clearance for its RESPONSE™ Spine System for use in pediatric and adult patients in Japan. The RESPONSE™ Spine System was launched in the US in 2015. The system features low profile screws, simple rod reduction and de-rotation instrumentation, and increases OR efficiency.

To further support this new market, OrthoPediatrics has entered into an exclusive agreement with Japan-based Robert Reid Inc., to distribute OrthoPediatrics devices.

Dave Bailey, OrthoPediatrics’ Executive Vice President, said, “Our expansion into the Japanese market, and subsequent partnership with Robert Reid represents OrthoPediatrics’ commitment to being the end-to-end provider of pediatric orthopedics solutions around the globe. Our ability to partner with world-class distributors and their customers, along with our growing portfolio distinguishes OP as the orthopedic company with the broadest reach and most innovative product line in our industry”.

“OrthoPediatrics’ dedication to pediatric patients and physicians is extraordinary,” said Mason Mark, Director of Technology & Business Development at Robert Reid. “We are tremendously excited to bring OrthoPediatrics’ Spine products to surgeons and patients in Japan.”

About OrthoPediatrics Corp.
Founded in 2006, OrthoPediatrics is the only orthopedic company focused exclusively on providing a comprehensive product offering to the pediatric orthopedic market in order to improve the lives of children with orthopedic conditions. OrthoPediatrics currently markets 17 surgical systems that serve three of the largest categories within the pediatric orthopedic market. This offering spans trauma and deformity, complex spine, and ACL reconstruction procedures. OrthoPediatrics also has the only global sales organization focused exclusively on pediatric orthopedics and distributes its products to 29 countries outside the United States.

About Robert Reid
Robert Reid Inc. is a privately-held Japanese corporation headquartered in Tokyo. The Company imports and distributes a diverse range of surgical products from the United States and Europe. Robert Reid also designs and manufactures its own original orthopedic surgical products.

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Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President of Ortho Spine Partners and Partner for The De Angelis Group. He also serves as Co-Founder and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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