CRH Medical: Serving Patients Since 2000
Founded in 2000, CRH Medical Corporation is dedicated to providing compassionate care and informative educational resources to patients.
Back in 2002, we first encountered what is now known as the CRH O’Regan System, and immediately saw its potential for improving life for the millions of people who suffer from hemorrhoids.
We began training doctors across the United States to offer this patented, FDA-approved procedure in 2008, allowing us to make this important treatment available to people across the country. Today, over 1,000 physicians’ offices offer the CRH solution, with thousands of patients getting complete relief from their hemorrhoids each year.
CRH Medical Corporation is led by an experienced, passionate team of executives:
Edward Wright, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Wright joined CRH in 2006 after an extensive career in the luxury retail and wholesale sectors, most recently as the Executive Vice President of Retail in North America for Cartier. His background includes considerable success in developing and operating the North American divisions of some of the world’s leading luxury brands. Today, Mr. Wright is proud to bring his leadership and vision to a team dedicated to improving life for millions of Americans.
Richard Bear, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Bear has served as one of our officers since March 2006. Prior to CRH, he served as first the Vice President, Finance and then the Chief Financial Officer of ID Biomedical Corporation. He received his degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Mitchel Guttenplan, MD, FACS, Medical Director
Dr. Guttenplan joined CRH in 2006 as the Co-Medical Director of the Centers for Colorectal Health in Metropolitan Atlanta, and became the Medical Director for CRH in 2008. He graduated from the Emory University School of Medicine and completed his residence in General Surgery at the Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. He has been practicing general surgery in metropolitan Atlanta since 1987. As our Medical Director, he has trained over 1,500 surgeons and gastroenterologists in the use of the CRH O’Regan System, and has also been a guest lecturer at numerous medical schools, hospitals and GI societies, as well as regional and national scientific meetings.