Karl West is Cleveland Clinic’s Director of Medical Device Solutions. He has been in this position since April of 2010. Karl has worked at the Clinic for more than nine years in the Department of Biomedical Engineering developing medical devices. He is an expert in device design with a concentration in aortic replacement devices such as multi-branched endovascular prosthesis. Before starting his career at Cleveland Clinic, Karl was employed by Philips Medical System acting as the lead engineer on computed tomography R&D projects.