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About Anchora

Company Profile

Anchora Medical, founded in 2014, is introducing a new approximation device – Anchor Based Continuous Suturing.

Anchora specializes in simplifying of suturing in both endoscopic and open surgery applications.

Our vision

150 years after sewing machines became a household item, we are introducing a new suturing device that extends the same ideas into minimal invasive surgery

  • Single trigger operation
  • Continuous sutures
  • Large anchor surface area
  • Open loop design


Dr. Shimon Eckhouse, Chairman

A prominent serial entrepreneur and investor in medical device companies. Co-founder and Chairman of Syneron-Candela, acquired by APAX for $397M; co-founder and CEO of Lumenis, acquired by XIO for $510M; co-founder and investor at Ventor, acquired by Medtronic for $325M.

Yoni Epstein, Co-Founder & CEO

Over 15 years of experience in medical devices and healthcare IT. Previously, co-founder and CEO at InnoLap Surgical, acquired by Teleflex (NYSE:TFX); VP Products at Deep Breeze; Marketing Director at Radiancy; and APAC Sales Manager at Medcon. Yoni earned a BA in Business and LLB from IDC, and an MBA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Lior Yankelson, MD PhD, Co-Founder

Over 10 years of experience in medical devices. Co-founder and Director at Genegrafts, Neuroquest, Polytouch (acquired by Covidien), Juvenis (acquired by Syneron). Graduate of the Technion’s MD and PhD program.

Rami Lore, CTO

20 years of engineering experience in medical devices. Specializes in plastic engineering and mechanical medical device  prototyping. Owner of First in Man Ltd., providing medical engineering solutions for Lumenis, Vascular Dynamics and others. Previously, CTO of InnoLap Surgical Ltd., acquired by Teleflex, VP R&D at Neatstitch and Ovalum Vascular.

Contact Us

Anchora Medical Ltd.  Corporate Headquarters: 1 Leshem St., Industrial Park, Caesarea 3088900, Israel