About Us

Legacy MedSearch, founded in 2005 was named a Forbes Americas Best Executive Recruiting Firms in 2019 and 2020, a distinction awarded to the top 200 search firms out of 20,000 in the U.S. With a strong track record of over 30 years in the MedTech industry, clients and candidates alike receive the personalized attention and service of a small business, coupled with the robust resources of a large firm.

Most years, the firm will attend 35-40 medtech conferences globally. This affords us the benefit of personally meeting thousands of people each year. We deliver on our clients requirements and add financial value to their investment by providing top talent – fast. For most search assignments, we provide candidates within two weeks, due in part to our robust database of over 400,000 medical device executives and our extensive travel and “real life” relationships in the industry.

With 30+ years in the medical device industry, our healthcare recruiting expertise extends to surgery, radiology, diagnostic & therapeutic imaging, AI, VR & surgical navigation. We support global medical device manufacturers of MIS, LIS & SILS procedures in IMD, AIMD and Class I, Class II and Class III medical devices in orthopedics, spine, osteobiologic, neurology, neurosurgery, ophthalmic, cardiology, cardiovascular, thoracic, vascular otolaryngology, haptic robotics, drug delivery, biologics biopharmaceutical, healthcare IT & medical technology related to PMA, 510k & IDE medical devices.

About 20% of our work is outside the United States.


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Our Individual Talent Builds Our Annual Success, But It’s Our Teamwork That Constructs Our Legacy

Being in the business of people, we know firsthand that talent and employee loyalty matters most in every organization, and the same sentiment is shared in our own.

We are unabashedly passionate about helping our clients and improve the healthcare outcomes for our loved ones through the addition of talented candidates who as are inspired by helping patients as we are by our contribution on the human capital side.

We love what we do. And it shows in our commitment to our candidates and clients.

We are Legacy. It’s nice to meet you.

Solutions And Expertise

Legacy MedSearch clients range from private, start-up firms, to international Fortune 100 companies, and we offer recruitment solutions to satisfy any Medical Device position within.

We support Medical Device manufacturers of MIS, LIS & SILS procedures in IMD, AIMD and Class I, Class II and Class III Medical Devices in orthopedics, spine, osteobiologics, neurology, neurosurgery, ophthalmic, cardiology, cardiovascular, thoracic, vascular otolaryngology, haptic robotics, drug delivery, biologics,  biopharmaceuticals, healthcare IT & medical technology related to PMA, 510k & IDE Medical Devices.

  • Executive Search
  • Recruitment Research
  • Devices
  • Medical Devices
  • Advertising
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

How COVID-19 Has Reset the Talent Game in Healthcare and Life Sciences

Healthcare and life science organizations have been turning to executive search firms more than ever to acquire world-class leadership. The most pressing challenge has been finding high impact, innovative leaders. Three months into 2022, the economic picture is improving. But what is going to light the match to overcome the economic impact felt from the

Americans Continue to File for Unemployment as Optimism Sets In

The Labor Department reported this morning that 744,000 Americans filed new claims for state unemployment benefits. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones expected 694,000 filings. The previous week’s average was revised down by 16,000 from 719,000 to 728,500. The Fed have now reported over 80 million initial jobless claims over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic

Permanent Job Losers Top 3.8 Million as President Tests Positive for COVID-19

Employment rose by 661,000 in September as the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.9 percent, according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released this morning. That’s down from a peak of 14.7 percent in April, but still far above the 3.5 percent rate in February before the coronavirus pandemic led to mass economic

Press Releases

Legacy MEDSearch Ranks 25th on the Forbes Best Executive Recruitment Firm List

(May 3, 2022) Legacy MEDSearch has been named to the Forbes Best Executive Recruitment Firms out of over 25,000 recruitment and staffing firms in the United States, its fourth consecutive mention since 2019. The Forbes Best Executive Recruitment Firm list is published from an independent survey of candidates, human resources executives, and firms who have worked with

Promaxo Appoints Rob Korn as Global SVP Sales & Marketing

(April 11, 2022) Promaxo, Inc., a medical imaging, robotics, and AI technology company, announced today the appointment of Robert Korn as SVP Global Sales & Marketing. With more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience in the healthcare industry, Mr. Korn enhances the company’s current leadership team as the company accelerates into full commercialization on

Synaptic Medical Appoints Robert Ricker as Vice President of US Commercialization

LAKE FOREST, Calif., October 24, 2019 – Synaptic Medical, a medical device company that focuses on developing breakthrough products for the treatment of arrhythmias and other cardiovascular diseases, today announced that Robert C. Ricker has been appointed Vice President of US Commercialization. Mr. Ricker’s broad executive experience in the cardiovascular industry are invaluable to the