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Who We Are

While headquartered in Nashville, TN, we have a global reach and operate new product development, manufacturing, distribution and sourcing facilities in Nashville, TN, Louisville, KY, Tuttlingen, Germany and Melbourne, Australia.

About Us

At Symmetry Surgical®, we maintain a rich legacy of trusted brands, quality, innovation, and customer service, supporting all surgical specialties and sites of care. In surgery, we know what is at stake so our products are built with craftsmanship, innovation and attention to detail. We create products and solutions healthcare professionals can trust to consistently perform to the highest of standards.

Our Purpose

To provide clinicians with the tools to advance the entire perioperative experience.

Our Mission

We earn trust – across the procedures of today and tomorrow – by delivering a broad portfolio and creating clinical, economic, and relationship value.

Our Values

Accountability – We deliver on our commitments.
Integrity – We do the right thing.
Customer Focus – We start with the customer and patient in mind.
Collaboration – We work together. We win together.
Innovative Spirit – We are inquisitive, pushing boundaries.

Our Mission

Elevating Surgery for Life

Our Vision

To Play a Vital Role in Every Surgical Procedure Worldwide

Our Values

Trust – The Foundation of Every Interaction
Teamwork – One Team, One Goal
Passion – We Play to Win
Excellence – An Intentional Approach to Everything We Do
Innovation – Big Change to Big Things

Our Brands

Company History

Symmetry Surgical was founded on the rich tradition Thomas Codman began in 1838 with his high-quality instruments – but we don’t rest on our laurels. Symmetry Surgical continues to evolve its offerings in high-quality and innovative surgical solutions including brands such as Bovie®, Greenberg®, Bookwalter® and more.

Bovie®: The Most Trusted and Recognized Brand in Electrosurgery

William T Bovie, the inventor of modern electrosurgery, first used an electrosurgical generator in an operating room on October 1, 1926, at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

A few days earlier (September 28, 1926) Dr. Harvey Cushing, a leading neurosurgeon, had been unsuccessful in removing a mass from a patient’s head due to its highly vascular nature. In Dr. Cushing’s notes from October 1st, “…with Dr. Bovie’s help, I proceeded to take off, most satisfactorily, the remaining portion of tumor with practically none of the bleeding which was occasioned in the preceding operation.”

Over seventy-five years later, Symmetry Surgical proudly continues the work of William T. Bovie – advancing the name you trust with deep clinical expertise, premier customer service and uncompromising quality.

Code of Ethics

At Symmetry Surgical®, we are proud that our customers and their patients trust us to provide them with high quality surgical instruments while scrupulously adhering to the laws and regulations that govern our industry and business.

We have adopted a Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals to ensure we engage with healthcare professionals in a fully compliant and ethical manner. This Code is part of our effective, ongoing compliance program.