About the Company

Management Team

David B Sutton, CEO

Co-founder / Co-inventor. Mr. Sutton has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a director since he co-founded the company with Dr. Shapiro and Dr. Dunlap. His interest revolved around developing applications using digital technology for drug-free pain relief. Prior to joining Physician's Technology, he was founder and President of PrivaCash. He was also the inventor and visionary force that revolutionized and brought innovative financial products and technology to a vast under-served consumer audience. Mr. Sutton has been an active board member, investor and strategist with a variety of scientific and technology related companies.

Ronald S Shapiro MD, PhD, FACP, Medical Director

Co-founder / Co-inventor, associate clinical professor of medicine, and traditional and integrative pain management specialist. Dr. Shapiro is a noted national health care physician, medical author and educator. Throughout the course of his medical career, he often observed that his kidney patients were unable to tolerate medication. Their painful condition was of great personal concern to Dr. Shapiro, leading to years of research and providing the inspiration for portable, digital pain-relief technology.


Richard C Dunlap, DDS, VP Medical Affairs

Co-founder and managing partner of Dental Group West.

Timothy Pontius, RRT, VP Business Development

Former Principal of Young Medical, respected national health care consultant.

Medical Advisory Board

Kenneth Bachman, PhD

  • Distinguished University Professor
    • Department of Pharmacology (Emeritus)
    • College of Pharmacy, The University of Toledo
    • Chair, Department of Pharmacology, 1994-2000
    • Director, Center for Applied Pharmacology, 1990 –
    • American Journal of Therapeutics
    • Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2003-2005
    • Drug Metabolism Letters 2006 –
    • Editor, October 2003 issue of Current Drug Metabolism
    • Associate Editor, Current Drug Metabolism
    • Senior Editor, Lexicomp’s Drug Interaction Handbook
    • (1st edition, 2003; 2nd edition, 2004; and current on-line version)
  • Co-Founder and Vice President, CeutiCare, LLC 2007
  • Fifty-four Publications
  • Recipient numerous grants (> $2.5 million)

Charles A Bertrand, MD, FACP

  • State University of New York, M.D.
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD – Cardiology Fellowship
  • Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, New York Medical College
  • Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diplomat, American Board of Forensic Medicine
  • Thirty-nine Publications
  • Expert Witness – published December 1998, CMP International
  • Reviewer – American Journal of Cardiology
  • Reviewer – Journal American Medical Association

Kenneth Chelucci MD, FACEP

  • Emergency Medicine
  • University of Toledo
    • Assistant Clinical Professor
    • Department of Surgery/Deptartment of Pediatrics
    • American Heart Assoc., ACLS Affiliate Faculty Appt., Sept. 1991-current
    • ACLS Instructor/Affiliate Faculty Update - May 18, 1991-current
    • American College of Emergency Physicians - Fellow, Sept. 1986-current
    • American Board of Emergency Medicine - Diplomat, April 1985

Kirk Davis, DO, FAOAO

  • Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine
  • Member of AOA (American Osteopathic Association)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
    • Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Clinical Adjunct Faculty
    • Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Team Physician
    • Tiffin University (NCAA Div. II)
    • Ohio High Schools: Central Catholic, Evergreen, & Rossford
  • Team Orthopedic Surgeon
    • Defiance College (NCAA Div. III)
    • High Schools: Liberty Center (OH), Summerfield (MI)
  • Distinguished Speaker for the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics

Nicholas Lopez, MD

  • Family Medicine
  • American Board of Family Practice
  • Board of Directors, Toledo Clinic
  • Past Director Department of Family Practice, Toledo Hospital

Diane McCormick, MD

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Board certification in Emergency Medicine,
  • Board certification Medical Acupuncture and Holistic Medicine.
  • Co-founder of the Great Lakes Institute for Training in Classical Acupuncture