David Keiser

Senior Vice President, Equity Research Analyst


Dave joined Northcoast Research in April, 2009 as Senior Vice President and Equity Research Analyst covering the Orthopedic Equipment and Medical Technology sectors. Prior to joining Northcoast Research, Dave was a Senior Analyst at FTN Midwest Securities from 2004-2009 on the Healthcare team. Prior to becoming a sell-side research analyst, Dave was in Ohio University's MBA program for the remainder of 2002 and 2003 and he was an industry consultant at Health Research International from 1999-2002. Through both his personal experience and ongoing research, Dave and his team have developed a vast array of industry contacts to draw from including more than 50 orthopedic surgeons, nurses, and surgery schedulers and 60-70 hospital CFOs, VPs of Finance, and Controllers. Dave also maintains regular contact with privately held U.S. hospital bed manufacturers, privately held U.S. infection control and surgical suite manufacturers, 60 U.S. neurologists and neurosurgeons, 150 U.S. optometrists, privately held U.S. contact lens distributors, 100 wound care nurses, privately held orthopedic contract manufacturers, and 30 anesthesiologists. Dave has been recognized by StarMine as the number 1 analyst nationally in the Healthcare Equipment and Supplies sector for EPS estimate accuracy in 2014, 2015 and 2017. In addition to providing proprietary equity research and custom research data to institutional investors, Dave has presented his research findings to a number of public company and private equity management teams.


Orthopedic Implant Manufacturers

Medical Device Manufacturers

Integer Holdings Corporation - ITGR

Cooper Companies, Inc. - COO

Smith & Nephew plc - SNN

Hill-Rom Holdings - HRC

Stryker Corporation - SYK

Integra Life Sciences - IART

Wright Medical Group – WMGI

STERIS Corporation – STE

Zimmer Holding – ZBH

Cardiovascular Medical Device Manufacturers

Cardiovascular Systems Inc – CSII

Contact Information

phone    216.468.6904 (direct)
mobile   440.263.6856
email     dave.keiser@northcoastresearch.com