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For over two decades, the Bioplate team has helped to set the standard of care for cranial and maxillofacial fixation with excellent products and superior service.

Founded In 1995

Used In XX,XXX Surgeries

Trusted by X,XXX Surgeons

Based In Los Angeles, CA

A Company You Can Trust

There’s a reason the world’s top surgeons partner with Bioplate for their cranial fixation needs. For over two decades, we’ve set the standard of care for cranial fixation with excellent products and superior service. Reach out to us today to learn more about our suite of cranial fixation systems.

Meet our leadership team


Thomas Hopson


Thomas Hopson is an accomplished business executive with over 30 years of experience in the medical device industry. Thomas has provided leadership to multi-million-dollar business enterprises in Europe, Asia, and the United States, and he has successfully transformed multiple struggling organizations into healthy and thriving businesses. He joined Bioplate as President in 2018, bringing with him an extensive background in sales, business development, organizational learning and product commercialization. Before joining Bioplate, Thomas served as the Director, Global Talent Management & Learning at Edwards Life Sciences. Prior to Edwards, Thomas held various leadership positions at St. Jude Medical.

Thomas is passionate about giving back to the youth in underserved communities. He has been an avid supporter of several organizations dedicated to serving our youth, including Boys and Girls Club, Mentor Up, Ambassador of Compassion, Boys Town USA, Fathers and Sons Speak and various other community organizations.


Erin Hickey

Vice President of Business Operations

Erin Hickey is a veteran medical device executive with more than a decade of multidisciplinary experience in the field. He has held positions of increasing responsibility, beginning his career in research and development, where he focused primarily on novel polymer devices and biologics. After guiding the successful launch of a synthetic bone graft substitute, Erin joined Bioplate and transitioned into manufacturing, leading production efforts across a diverse portfolio of medical devices. In 2013, he pivoted to sales and business development, directing a major expansion of Bioplate’s global distribution network. In 2018, Erin joined Bioplate’s leadership team as Vice President of Business Operations, where he plays a key role setting and driving strategic initiatives across all departments.

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