SealCath is a medical device company located in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
Founded in 2013, our company has partnered with two highly reputable catheter manufacturers to produce our one-of-a-kind Cephus Catheter.
The Cephus Catheter is designed to support a wide array of providers––including radiologists, pediatric surgeons, gastroenterologists, internists, and family practitioners––and improve the efficiency, efficacy, and productivity of various procedures in the medical arena.
This certification gives us the opportunity to help VA hospitals and other military establishments acquire medical products and improve healthcare for current and former service members. SealCath looks forward to supporting the federal government by providing bids that will bring innovative technology to those serving our country.
We Are Passionate About Helping Veterans and Active Duty
About the Founder
Cephus E. Simmons is the founder and CEO of SealCath and the inventor of the Cephus Catheter. Additionally, he is a Radiologist Assistant at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), where he supports clinical operations, advises radiologic technologists, and instructs radiology residents and medical school students.
A former hospital corpsman in the US Navy, Cephus has always had a passion for helping the sick. During his time with MUSC, he spearheaded three innovations that have improved the way the hospital delivers care:
- A protocol for changing gastrojejunostomy (GJ) feeding tubes, which has eliminated the need for patients to return to the Emergency Room when their catheter is dysfunctional.
- A protocol for more efficiently scheduling Pediatric Musculoskeletal (MSK) procedures, which has given patients almost immediate access to medical care and freed up important resources.
- An adult ultrasound (US) guided procedure program at MUSC’s Ashley River Tower (ART) Hospital designed to improve interdepartmental communication, facilitate timely appointments, and improve patient care.
In all that he does, Cephus strives to improve the procedures he performs. It is this goal that led him to his invention of the double balloon catheter, which will improve healthcare for patients of all ages.
About our COO
Amelia J. Simmons is a dynamic leader with 30+ years of medical-industry experience, supporting key medical organizational policies, systems and initiatives at all levels of the enterprise; and aligning personnel, and finite resources, with strategic goals in building and preserving cultures of excellence. Highly skilled registered medical sonographer with over 28 years of experience in patient care. Lauded record of success and vision in areas including Entrepreneurship, Radiologic technology, medical facility operations, finance, Picture Archiving and Communication Systems and electronic health records.
Lt Col. Amelia Simmons is Chief of Medical Administration (SGA) at 315th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina. She leads the daily operations of the Air Force Reserve Medical Clinic, which includes more than 120 unit members, and the annual operating budget of $1,500,000. She also contributes to Medical Readiness planning, budgeting and resource execution; and advises on business and strategic plan development, execution and administration of policies/strategies to meet requirements.
Board of Advisors
Robert Lorenzo, MD
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His career as a pediatric radiologist began at Georgetown University Hospital, followed by a staff position at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC, where he was Associate Professor of Radiology until 1982.
He then accepted a position as staff pediatric radiologist at Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital in Atlanta, GA from 1983 until 1996.
He held the position of Assistant Professor of Radiology at Emory University in the department of Pediatric Radiology at CHOA at Egleston Children’s Hospital until his retirement in January 2014.
Dr. Lorenzo has authored or co-authored more than 28 peer-reviewed publications and the recipient of the John Caffey Award for the best clinical science paper presented at the 48th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric Radiology.
Rebecca DeLegge, MSBE
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Areas of focus include obesity, enteral feeding, stenting and physician education. The education portion of this business uses explants (recovered and purchased from USDA facility) for teaching physicians endoscopic and surgical procedures.
Specialties: Patents in catheters, memory wire devices, enteral feeding, and obesity.
Mavis Huger, JD
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Prior to joining Counts & Huger, Ms. Huger served as the General Counsel of TS Investment Holding Corp. (f/k/a Third Solutions, Inc.), a software technology company, and served on its board of directors from 2008-2013.
Prior to TS Investment, Ms. Huger served as the Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Ethics Officer of Polypore International, Inc. (NYSE: PPO), a publicly traded filtration technology company with operations in the U.S., Europe and Asia. In that role, she helped the company achieve a successful initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.
Prior to joining Polypore, Ms. Huger served as the Associate General Counsel of Polymer Group, Inc., a global manufacturer of nonwovens with sales revenues of over $1 billion.
Prior to joining Polymer Group, Ms. Huger was an Associate in the New York office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. Her practice there included representation of Fortune 500 companies and focused on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate work.
Ms. Huger holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.
Mark D. Kovacs, MD
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Dr. Kovacs has been an invited speaker at numerous national and international Radiology conferences on a wide range of Abdominal Imaging topics, and has published articles in a variety of journals including the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), Radiographics, Journal of American College of Radiology (JACR), and Journal of Digital Imaging (JDI). Dr. Kovacs serves as a Reviewer for a number of Radiology Journals and is a member of and has served on a several committees for scholarly societies including the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), and the Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR).
Richard H. Jones, MD
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Dr. Jones’s clinical interests are advance pediatric cross-sectional imaging, skeletal dysplasia, forensic radiology, ultrasound-guided injections, musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal ultrasound, pediatric spinal imaging, cancer imaging, and imaging during high-risk pregnancy.