Director of Global Surgeon Relations
Andrea Cira brings 13 years of clinical and medical device experience to WishBone Medical. She is native of Indiana, graduating with a degree from Ball State University in Radiology and Health Sciences. Her career began with the IU Health System in 2004 where she was an X-ray, CAT Scan and MRI Technologist. Her experience with radiology includes pediatric, trauma, oncology, ER, fluoroscopy, inpatient and outpatient studies within all imaging modalities.
In 2013 her career transitioned into orthopedics when she joined Biomet in Warsaw, IN. Her role as an imaging specialist in Biomet Signature assisted in the creation of patient specific instrumentation for the shoulder, knee and hip arthroplasty. She managed imaging centers and assisted with the protocols necessary for pre-operative planning for shoulder, knee and hip surgery. In this position, she assisted in launching a 3D software system used for pre-operative planning and oversaw every step in the guide production process. She led the quality control aspect of all CT and MRI images along with managing relationships with the sales team and surgeons.
In 2016 her role transitioned at Zimmer Biomet into Medical Education for Extremities and Trauma. She was responsible for developing educational programs for surgeons and led the marketing and commercialization teams in implementing these programs. She was successful in managing all aspects of education events including collaboration with world renown surgeons to create new curriculum, strategic planning, budgeting and marketing. She analyzed product demand, sales patterns/forecasts to accurately train surgeons on the newest and most effective Trauma and Upper Extremity surgeries.
Andrea Cira is married to Michael Cira and resides in Columbia City, IN. She enjoys traveling, biking, spoiling her nieces and nephews and spending time with her 2 dogs.