Tom Wilson, MSME Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Biomedical Engineering and Medical Devices

Specialty Focus: Orthopedics, Allograft, Spine, Biomechanics, Failure Analysis, Testing, Clinical Studies, Design Controls, FDA, ISO, Manufacturing, Intellectual Property

Education: MSME, Purdue University; BSME, Purdue University; BSE, Purdue University

Years in Practice: 30

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 1


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Tom is an engineering professional with 30 years of experience in the medical device industry with a focus in orthopedics. Legal services include consulting, analysis and expert witness support in product lability and intellectual property matters. He has held engineering and leadership positions in hip, knee, spine, allograft and craniomaxillofacial sectors in start-up to large size companies with direct involvement in all facets of business from concept to commercialization. He served as Vice President of Research & Development at a spinal device start-up where he and his team grew the portfolio into a full-line offering. Tom founded TGWilson Consulting LLC in 2019 to provide engineering, business development and legal services to the industry. He has extensive field experience with surgeons, OR staff and sales personnel making technical calls and covering surgical cases. Tom also has clinical study experience in the US and abroad including study design, regulatory submissions, enrollment, case coverage and data collection. As a result, he has a comprehensive understanding of pathologies and clinical procedures. He is a named inventor on 16 US patents and is knowledgeable and experienced in design control, FDA and ISO quality system regulations & biocompatibility testing.