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William M Costigan MD

Chief Medical Officer

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Dr. William Costigan, MD, MBA, holds the esteemed position of Chief Medical Officer for NANISX LLC, a cutting-edge medical device company focused on revolutionizing outpatient spine surgery technologies.  As a prominent member of KIC Ventures' Executive Council, he plays a crucial role in shaping the firm’s strategic direction and management decisions, significantly influencing its path towards success and innovation

As the Chief of Spine Surgery at Huntington Hospital in California and a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon, Dr. Costigan brings a wealth of experience and leadership to his role. His innovative approach, including training with esteemed spine surgeons in the United Kingdom, showcases his commitment to staying at the forefront of advancements in spinal surgery.

Dr. Costigan's ongoing support of NuVasive and his dedication to incorporating innovative technologies into his practice highlight his forward-thinking mindset. His investments in cutting-edge biologics solutions align seamlessly with NANISX's vision for pushing the boundaries of spinal healthcare.

Noteworthy is Dr. Costigan's belief in the NANISX technology portfolio, demonstrated through his active involvement and voluntary efforts to foster partnerships for distribution with major industry players such as NuVasive and Alphatec. His influential network and ability to secure essential meetings and product demonstrations are invaluable assets to NANISX.

In his collaborative role, Dr. Costigan works closely with the entire NANISX team, from engineers to sales and executive leadership, contributing significantly to the enhancement of products and instruments. His insights and feedback continue to be instrumental in steering NANISX towards excellence.  He holds a pivotal position in shaping strategic direction and fostering partnerships. 

KIC Ventures expresses sincere gratitude for Dr. Costigan's unwavering dedication to making NANISX a global leader in outpatient spine surgery technologies. As Chief Medical Officer, his wealth of experience and guidance will be pivotal in making informed decisions, studying clinical problems, and developing cutting-edge technologies and techniques backed by investments in research.

Congratulations to Dr. William Costigan on his well-deserved appointment, and KIC Ventures eagerly anticipates the positive impact he will make in shaping the future of NANISX.


  • B.S. in Engineering

  • MD Doctor of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California

  • Residency in Orthopedic Surgery, LAC USC Medical Center

  • Spine Fellowship, University of Southern California

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