Based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, ACIST Medical Systems was founded by an interventional cardiologist on a mission.

Dr. Robert (Bob) F. Wilson, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Interventional Cardiology Program at the University of Minnesota, wanted to create a device that took into consideration the needs of both physicians and patients in the cath lab. This sparked the creation of ACIST CVi™, a device that simplifies contrast injection for all procedures.

Since then, ACIST has become a knowledge catalyst, helping interventional cardiologists quickly visualize, assess and improve patient treatment.

Our mission

Through our relentless commitment to innovation, we optimize interventional decisions, equipping people with the power to get back to life.

Brad Fox

President, Chief Executive Officer

Junichi Osawa

ACIST Japan President

Jennifer Zwiefelhofer

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Programs

Sue Grahek

Vice President, Human Resources

Riccardo Scotton

Vice President, Finance & IT

Ryan Murphy

Vice President, U.S. Sales

Kristen Knox

Sr. Vice President, General Manager

Minoru Noda

ACIST Japan Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Carl Bracken

Vice President, Quality Assurance/Regulatory Affairs

Javaid Masoud

Vice President, Research & Technology Integration

Jay Johnson

Vice President, Product Development

Peter Fritsche

Vice President, Global Operations

History

1991

Founded by Dr. Robert F. (Bob) Wilson.

1997

Receives FDA clearance to market the CL100H system, the first injection system for diagnostic and interventional cardiology.

2001

Acquired by Milan-based Bracco Group, a world leader in the field of diagnostic imaging.

2005

ACIST CVi Contrast Delivery System launches.

2012

ACIST acquires SVMI and the technology for ACIST HDi®.

2014

ACIST RXi® Rapid Exchange FFR System launches.

2014

ACIST HDi High-Definition IVUS System launches.

2017

ACIST RXi® Mini System launches.

2017

Brad Fox is appointed as ACIST President and CEO.

2019

HDi receives peripheral indication.

Corporate citizenship

Here at ACIST we pride ourselves on being an active member in our local communities by giving back and supporting several nonprofits that help better society. We empower our team to champion efforts to improve the lives of others.

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Locations

ACIST Corporate Headquarters

7905 Fuller Road
Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344
Phone: 952-995-9300 or 888-667-6648
Fax: 952-941-4648

ACIST Silicon Valley

47621 Westinghouse Drive
Fremont, California 94539
Phone: 510-226-1500
Fax: 510-226-1230

ACIST Europe B.V.

Argonstraat 3
6422 PH Heerlen
The Netherlands

Mailing address
PO Box 3050, 6401 DN Heerlen
Phone: +31 (0)45 750 7000
acistinfo@bracco.com

ACIST Japan Inc.

7F Dainippon-Tosho Otsuka
3-Chrome Bldg. 3-11-6, Otsuka
Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo 112-0012
Phone: +81 369029520

See our specialties

ACIST can help with peripheral, cardiovascular disease and structural procedures.

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