The Medical Device R&D Handbook by Theodore R. Kucklick

"This is the first in its class of multidisciplinary books for medical device innovators, reaching across several disciplines to capture what innovators need." Michael Gertner, MD, Co-Director, Surgical Innovation Program Stanford University

The Medical Device R&D Handbook
 is available NOW from CRC Press/Taylor and Francis,, Barnes and, and other quality booksellers

This is a practical how-to book on the design and development of medical devices, and includes exclusive interviews with pioneers and leaders in the medical device industry including Thomas Fogarty, MD, Paul Yock, MD, Dane Miller, J. Casey McGlynn, and more.

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News: The Medical Device R&D Handbook hits #22,830 on Amazon and was the #1 Biotechnology title in two categories, and the #1 title in Medicine: "Instruments and Supplies" (3-3-08) The Medical Device R&D Handbook is now in over 100 College and University libraries worldwide including MIT, Oxford, Cambridge, UC Berkeley, UCSF, USC, and many others. (see: Ted is now a regular contributor to BoneZone magazine
(see: and was recently interviewed for Design News Magazine 

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From Concept to Production
Kucklick Design works with incubator, start-up and corporate product development teams to develop innovative medical devices from earliest concept stage through IP development, prototypes through production

Kucklick Design has years of experience in product design and development as well as development of presentation materials from patient education to trade show graphics and magazine advertising illustration. Clients include companies like Advanced Cardiovascular Systems (now Guidant) Target Therapeutics (now Boston Scientific) VidaMed, RITA, Somnus, Curon, AfX, Corgentech, Sleep Solutions, Starion Instruments, EPT, and many others.

Please review our portfolio of product design projects on the "Product Design" tab, and Medical Illustration on the "Medical Illustration" tab.

For an overview of our product development capabilities, please click on the "Development" tab.

Of course, please contact us with YOUR product development and design project by going to the "Contact" tab. We look forward to working with you.

Ted Kucklick
Kucklick Design