Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Scott Yerby has served in an R&D position for several start-up medical device companies for the past 15 years. Most notably, he served as the VP of R&D for St. Francis Medical Technologies, until its acquisition by Kyphon in 2007. Scott has co-authored dozens of peer reviewed publications, and been issued several patents for a variety of medical technologies. Currently, Scott oversees the product development, intellectual property, pre-clinical activities, and retrospective clinical studies for SI-BONE.
Prior to entering the medical device technology industry, Dr. Yerby served as the Director of Experimental Biomechanics at the Palo Alto VA Hospital for three years. He has also held appointments as Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Division of Biomechanical Engineering, as well the Department of Functional Restoration, Division of Orthopedic Surgery.
Dr. Yerby holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, all from the University of California, Davis.