John J. Chopack, Jr.

Managing Director

Mr. Chopack is an experienced professional in the orthopedic device industry. In addition to his private equity investment experience at HealthpointCapital
since the Firm's inception, his direct orthopedic industry experience includes being a Sales Associate in orthopedic products for an independent distributor representing Wright Medical Group and Encore Medical and an Orthopedic internship with Dr. Robert Ruggiero. Prior to joining HealthpointCapital,

Mr. Chopack worked on Wall Street as an associate medical device analyst focused on the orthopedic sector. Mr. Chopack was a primary team member of the Nexa Orthopedics Inc investment. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors, Compensation Committee and Audit Committee of BioHorizons, Inc. Mr. Chopack received a B.A. from Lafayette College and an M.B.A.
from Fordham University.

Recent Articles by John Chopack

Orthopedic Investors Sitting Pretty in Economic Turmoil JAN 31, 2008

By now everyone realizes that the most prominent investment banks on Wall Street are in serious turmoil over the subprime mortgage crisis. These groups continue to write off huge losses in the tens of billions of dollars and many analysts... more

Swedish Medical Products Agency asks Nobel to Change its Labeling Again JUN 27, 2007

On June 25, 2007 the Swedish Medical Products Agency (MPA) published its review of Nobel Biocare's plan to improve information regarding its NobelDirect and NobelPerfect dental implants. The agency stated that the Company needs to provide more information than what... more

Orthopedic Valuations: An Update after 1Q:07 Earnings Call MAY 9, 2007

We predicted in January 2007 that orthopedic stocks were poised for a good year. We thought we would revisit our prediction after most of the publicly traded orthopedic companies reported their 1Q:07 earnings. The table below clearly shows that the... more

Now it's Really Official-There is a New Guard in Orthopedics MAY 3, 2007

Following Tuesday's announcement that David Dvorak and James Crines were replacing Ray Elliott and Sam Leno as CEO and CFO at Zimmer, Smith & Nephew announced today that its CEO for last the 10 years, Sir Christopher O'Donnell, will retire... more

It's Official--There is a New Guard in Orthopedics MAY 1, 2007

Today, Zimmer announced the replacement of long-time President & CEO, Ray Elliott who will remain as Chairman of the Board until November 2007. His replacement will be David Dvorak who has been Group President, Global Businesses and Chief Legal Officer.... more