Dr. Chris Castel

Dr. Chris Castel
PhD, Founder and CEO of Carewear Inc.

Dr. Castel received his PhD at Showa University in Tokyo, Japan in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research. His expertise is in the development, regulatory approval and commercialization of therapeutic medical devices for physical medicine, rehabilitation, and wound healing. Dr. Castel continues to manage numerous clinical trials for energy delivery medical devices in the fields of PBM, Ultrasonics, Electrotherapy, and PEMF.

His previous company’s products and services were deployed in over 6,000 post-acute care facilities nationwide. He has extensive experience in the regulatory approval process with the FDA, national and international regulatory agencies. His new venture, CareWear—the 2018 SPIE Startup Challenge winner—develops patient oriented therapeutic wearables using technologies such as printed light and ultrasonic substrates. Dr. Castel is a NAALT Board member.


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