The Catalyst OrthoScience Board of Directors
Steven S. Goldberg, M.D.
Dr. Steven S. Goldberg is the Founder of Catalyst OrthoScience. He is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and is the Chief of the Division of Orthopedic Surgery at Physicians Regional Healthcare System in Naples. He is the lead author on several research articles including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, the leading journal in the orthopedic field. He received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Virginia and his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Goldberg completed a fellowship in Shoulder Surgery and Sports Medicine at Columbia University in New York City. Founded by Dr. Charles Neer, who is known as the “father of modern shoulder surgery,” this is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious shoulder fellowship.
Carter McNabb is a managing director at River Cities Capital Funds and leads the firm’s healthcare investing practice. He has been instrumental in setting River Cities’ healthcare strategy and establishing the firm’s credibility within the healthcare vertical. Previously, Carter worked in marketing and business development for Home Technology Healthcare, a comprehensive home healthcare company offering nursing, DME, infusion therapy and hospice services. Home Technology Healthcare was private equity financed by Continental Illinois and acquired by Integrated Health Services in 1997. As the 1998 recipient of the Bradford Fellowship for achievements in corporate finance, Carter worked in equity research at J.C. Bradford & Co. while attending business school at Vanderbilt. Carter has achieved numerous highly profitable exits in healthcare services and medical technology, including Suros Surgical Systems, Accelecare, SurgiQuest, OrthoHelix, Invivodata, PerfectServe, TissueTech and Orthoscan. He currently serves on the boards of Nico, OrthAlign, Bolder Surgical and Catalyst Orthoscience. Carter is also an independent board member of Ischemia Care. Carter holds a BA in Classical Studies from Trinity College (Hartford, CT) where he was awarded the James Goodwin Prize, the oldest academic honor at the college, and received his MBA from Vanderbilt University.
Derace Schaffer, MD
Derace Schaffer, MD is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the LAN Group, a venture capital firm specializing in healthcare and technology investments. Dr. Schaffer has either founded or co-founded more than 20 companies, both public and private, and he currently sits on the Board of Directors of three public companies in addition to Medical Tracking Solutions. He completed his postgraduate medical training at the Harvard Medical School and at Massachusetts General Hospital where he was Chief Resident. Dr. Schaffer has been a Professor at both the University of Rochester School of Medicine and the Cornell School of Medicine. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the National Medical Honor Society.