Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> September 21, 2009

Bioform Medical, Inc. – Steven L. Basta (bfrm)

Steven L. Basta has been CEO of BioForm Medical, Inc., a medical aesthetics company whose core product is Radiesse, an injectable dermal filler, since November 2002. He also served as President from November 2002 to June 2007. Prior to joining BioForm, Mr. Basta served as President and CEO of Gliatech, Inc., a publicly traded medical device and drug discovery company. He was also Vice President, Corporate Development, and CFO of Creative BioMolecules, Inc. Mr. Basta previously served for two years as a Corporate Finance Associate with investment bank Dillon, Read & Co., Inc. He holds a degree in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Management degree from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Profile
TWST: Would you give us a brief history of your company and what your focus is

on now?

Mr. Basta: BioForm was formed in 1999 to acquire a technology that had been

developed at Bristol-Myers