About Us

ReFlow Medical, Inc. is a private company focused on the design and development of simple and effective technologies that empower the physician when accessing and treating cardiovascular disease.

The company was founded on the principle that “less is more”. Too many complex solutions currently exist for treating cardiovascular disease. We are dedicated to working with physicians to ensure that product innovation is driven from the clinical need.

Management Team

Isa Rizk - Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Isa co-founded ReFlow Medical Inc. and has served as Chief Executive Officer for the Company. Prior to founding ReFlow Medical, Isa was at medical device incubator, Intersect Partners, where he helped found and manage several companies including Altura Medical, Mindframe Inc., and Reshape Medical. Isa was Director of Research and Development at Edwards Lifesciences Aortic Heart Valve Division., developing the Magna Ease heart valve. He was also Co-Founder and Vice President for SD BACKed a non-profit benefit and aide organization dedicated to underprivileged and at risk children based in San Diego. Earlier in his career, Isa was involved in Research and Development at Intraluminal Therapeutics working on their peripheral and coronary chronic total occlusion system, and also held varying R&D positions with Baxter Cardiovascular and Intramed Laboratories. He holds an MBA from USC Marshall School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from San Diego State University.
John Fulkerson - Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer
John co-founded ReFlow Medical Inc. and has served as Chief Operating Officer for the Company. Prior to founding ReFlow Medical, John was at medical device incubator, Intersect Partners, where he helped found and manage several companies including Altura Medical, Mindframe Inc., and Reshape Medical. John was Sr. Director of Research and Development at Edwards Lifesciences Peripheral Vascular Division., developing the LifeStent Peripheral Stent which was acquired by C.R. Bard in 2007. Earlier in his career, John was Manager of New Product Development at Cordis J&J developing and commercializing their Hepacoat coronary stent system, and also held management positions with Syntheon, Baxter Cardiovascular and Intramed Laboratories. John has been awarded with numerous US patents, with several pending. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from San Diego State University.
Rebecca Pine - Vice President of RA/QA
Beky serves as Vice President of Regulatory/Quality of ReFlow Medical, Inc. She has over 20 years of experience in the medical device industry both at industry-leading corporations and small business start-ups. Her background includes all aspects of domestic and international medical device regulatory and quality management for a wide range of products including cardiovascular, orthopedic, electromedical devices, nuclear medicine and in vitro diagnostics (IVD). She has authored numerous successful 510(k)’s, original PMA, PMA Supplements, Technical Files and Design Dossiers. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New York (Regents College) and is a member of the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society.
Obinna L. Adighije - Vice President of Strategy/Marketing
Obinna serves as Vice President, Strategy & Marketing of Reflow Medical Inc. He has over 25 years of experience in the medical device industry in various executive management roles. Prior to joining Reflow Medical, Obinna served as the Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing and Business Development at Celenova. He also served as Vice President, Business Development & Strategy to Spectranetics, where he strengthened the company’s focus in the peripheral vascular space. He was also responsible for the acquisition of some key product lines from Kensey Nash. Prior, Mr. Adighije was a senior director of business development and strategic marketing for Edwards Life sciences, where he led development operations for the firm’s vascular division. While at Edwards, he was instrumental in the acquisition, development and introduction of the Lifestent self-expanding stent. Prior to that, he was a senior global group marketing manager for AVE/Medtronic Interventional Vascular where he was responsible in launching key coronary stents and PTCA balloons. He was an associate Business development manager at ACS/ Guidant. He holds an MBA from Jacksonville State University, and is a CPA having received his Bachelor of Business in Accounting from Kansas State University.

Scientific Advisory Board

Gary M. Ansel, MD
Interventional Cardiology – Columbus, OH

Nilesh J. Goswami, MD
Interventional Cardiology – Springfield, IL

William A. Gray, MD
Interventional Cardiology – New York, NY

John R. Laird, MD
Interventional Cardiology – Sacramento, CA

Mahmood K Razavi, MD
Interventional Radiology – Orange, CA

Andrej Schmidt, MD
Cardiologist, Angiologist – Leipzig, Germany