[imageframe lightbox=”no” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”dropshadow” hover_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”left” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][/imageframe]Andrew Pedtke, MD is the CEO and Co-Founder of LIM Innovations. As a practicing orthopedic surgeon and visiting Assistant Professor at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Pedtke brings a critical vision to LIM Innovations and the orthotic and prosthetic industry through his background in the clinical utility of medical devices, outcomes based decision-making, cost-effective care and global health policy.
Dr. Pedtke has published and presented on technology that sits on the cutting edge of orthopedic surgery balanced with insight into care models aimed to improve cost effectiveness and better outcomes. “Function with purpose,” says Dr. Pedtke, “reflects technology and/or care models for amputees and those with disability that meet the expectations of today’s health care system.”
Dr. Pedtke was an Echols scholar at University of Virginia majoring in International Health Care & Policy and completed medical school at the University of Minnesota. He finished his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California, San Francisco in 2013. Dr. Pedtke aims to improve collaboration between academic researchers, clinicians and entrepreneurs with a lofty goal of shifting the value of innovation to the health care space as a means to offer more meaningful solutions.