Development of Best Practices for Finite Element Analysis of Spinal Fusion Cages

Andrew P. Baumann

Mechanical Engineer

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Andy has a background in experimental and computational biomechanics.  He enjoys investigating the structure-function relationships of biological tissues and how they interface with medical devices.  At the FDA, Andy works with review teams to develop research that advances the mechanical performance evaluation of orthopaedic medical devices.