Nicholas Pachuda

Nicholas Pachuda
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Nicholas Pachuda

Interim Head, JPOD @ Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Nick is the leader and Worldwide Vice President of Orthopedic Innovation for DePuy Synthes Orthopedics.  He is responsible for making J&J the partner of choice for Orthopedic Innovators around the world.  He works to find the best external sources of science, technology and talent to bring transformational and clinically translatable orthopedic solutions to patients. He has worked in all segments of Orthopedics including sports, extremities, trauma, joints, spine, digital surgery and tissue regeneration.

Nick is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Pennsylvania School of Podiatric Medicine.  His surgical residency was at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.  He completed an Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship in Germany and went on to clinical practice for ten years, prior to joining the industry in 2003.