Providing access to the most advanced healthcare technologies and therapies from around the world, all while clients are pampered with personal concierge style service.

Evaluation and treatment by top physicians from North America and Europe in one of the world’s most beautiful and friendly destinations in the Western Hemisphere. Clients savor being treated as a unique individual, not a number.

Welcome to Waters Anchor. Located in the Eastern Caribbean Federation of St. Christopher (“St. Kitts”) & Nevis, Waters Anchor is focused on bringing the future of medicine to clients today. A global network of physicians and subject matter experts who are leaders in their fields. Encouraging collaboration ensures only the most advanced and effective solutions are utilized. Our highly valued clients have access to the treatments they desire while relaxing and experiencing restoration in this gorgeous and serene destination. Located on the beautiful island of St. Kitts allows Waters Anchor to deliver an experience that is simply not available anywhere else in the world.

Encompassing experts from Health & Wellness, Preventative & Integrative Medicine, Spine, Pain, Sports & Regenerative Medicine who believe each client should first be treated holistically, and that many of today’s diseases and ailments are preventative and can be treated before they become serious problems. Waters Anchor intends to lead the way in preventative medicine ensuring high quality care and the best possible outcomes.

We are all unique and wonderfully made. Waters Anchor is committed to providing healthcare with that exact approach. Welcome to the way healthcare should be.

Our Team

EXPERTS IN DESTINATION DEVELOPMENT FOR HEALTH, MEDICAL, & WELLNESS TOURISM

DEVELOPED AND PARTICIPATED IN MEDICAL TOURISM CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR
HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

150+
Years of Experience

SUCCESSFUL MEDICAL DEVICE COMMERCIALIZATION
100X

DEVELOPED INDUSTRY  STANDARDS FOR ACCREDITATION IN MEDICAL TRAVEL INDUSTRY

INTERNATIONAL APPOINTMENT FOR STEM CELL & RESEARCH ETHICS

DIRECTED OVER $1B IN
HEALTHCARE SERVICES TO US HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS

MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
GLOBAL EXPERIENCE
30+ COUNTRIES

EMPLOYER HEALTH & BENEFITS EXPERTS

Board of Directors

Barry Wilson I Former president of Medtronic International, the largest and most successful medical device company in the world, senior executive of several major pharmaceutical companies, advisor to private equity and venture capital firms, and board member to several disruptive life science companies. Wharton MBA.
Kevin Foley, MD I Current President and Director of Complex Spine Surgery of Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, Director of the Spine Fellowship Program for the University of Tennessee Department of Neurosurgery, and Medical Director for the Medical Education & Research Institute. He has over 150 patents to his credit, has authored 20 book chapters and more than 80 journal publications. He has lectured at more than 200 scientific meetings and educational workshops and has been a visiting professor and invited lecturer at several universities in the US and abroad.

Dan Krajnovich I A veteran of over 30 years in the health care industry and the former Chief Executive Officer of UnitedHealthcare of Indiana and Kentucky, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, one of the largest insurance companies in the world with over $200 billion in revenue. In his role as CEO role, he was responsible for business operations and strategic initiatives, including sales, marketing, clinical programs, community relations, product management and finance for UnitedHealthcare’s operations in both states.

John Martin I Former hospital CEO and senior executive with over 30 years of progressive financial management, strategic planning and operational experience in the healthcare industry, has been involved with financial feasibility studies, joint venture planning and execution, physician hospital development, physician/hospital integration and relationships, process improvement, physician practice management, and enterprise level strategic and operational planning, former CEO of OrthoIndy, the Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital, and Orthopaedics Indianapolis, the largest private, full-service orthopaedic practice in the Midwestern U.S.

Jean-Pierre Mobasser, MD Current President of Goodman Campbell Brain & Spine specializing in image-guided spinal navigation and minimally invasive spine surgery, has lectured all over the world on these subjects, and is the team neurosurgeon for the Indiana Pacers and serves as an unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant to the NFL.

Denzil Crooke, OBE I Co-Founder with more than 40 years of experience in senior executive management positions spanning insurance, oil and gas and economic development in the Caribbean and around the world. Advisor to distinguished members of St. Kitts & Nevis government, as well as several non-profit organizations. In 2019, Mr. Crooke was award the distinguished honor of being appointed by the Queen of England as an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his contributions to commerce and business development in the Federation of St. Kitts & Nevis.

Greg Downey I Co-Founder and Executive Chairman with over 24 years of entrepreneurial experience in developing, financing and launching leading brands and technologies in medical device, biologics, healthcare information and regenerative medicine. Advisor to several non-profits, funds, board member of the Orthopaedic Research Foundation, and co-founder of Purim Ventures, a healthcare venture development firm.

Toby Buck I Over 35 years of progressive corporate experience. Served the last 27 years in the roles of Chairman, President and CEO of global life science and manufacturing company, Paragon Medical. Deep commercialization and manufacturing experience in orthopedics and expertise in managing nine facilities located in the US, Europe and Asia. Significant experience negotiating for finance syndications, private equity, private placement funding, investment banking and deal navigation with over 20 buy/sell side transactions globally. US Navy veteran.

Allan Smith I A dual U.S. and St. Kitts & Nevis citizen, extensive international experience in business development, manufacturing, finance, real estate and renewable energy. Allan is the Founder and Managing Director of multiple private companies that operate in the areas of international consulting, hospitality, citizenship by investment, and renewable energy. He also holds advanced degrees in Mechanical Engineering, an MBA from Columbia, and a Masters of Hospitality and Gaming.

Waters Anchor Operational Team

The Medical Institute Operational Team consists of experienced executives who have proven track records in developing global brands, leading physician and research teams, managing physician-owned hospitals, and experience running healthcare operations around the world.

John Martin CEO and CFO I Former CEO of one of the top physician-owned orthopedic hospitals in the U.S., over 30 years of operations and financial experience of progressive financial management, strategic planning and operational experience in the healthcare industry.

Greg Downey President I Co-founder of CHP with over 20-years in healthcare business development, marketing and commercialization experience, including initiatives in orthopedics, regenerative medicine and healthcare information technology, including technology transfer initiatives with private and public companies and major academic research institutions like the University of California San Francisco and the Cleveland Clinic.

Mary Miller Sallah Chief Operating Officer I UNC Chapel Hill and Duke University Medical Center trained, over 15 years of healthcare management experience in over 30 inter national markets. An expert in international accreditation, change management, and the implementation of quality systems and international standards. Mrs. Miller Sallah has also served as the Director of Education for the Medical Tourism Association® and served on the inaugural team that launched the Global Healthcare Accreditation® (GHA) Program, the first independent, international accreditation body focused on medical travel services. Extensive working experience throughout the Caribbean.

Pete Plamann Vice President of Payor Relations I Former vice president of Innovation and Wellness Solutions with United Healthcare, a Fortune 6 health insurance company, over 25 years in the insurance industry, and creator of the alternative insurance plan for small employers that were negatively impacted by the Affordable Care Act, which he subsequently grew from inception to well over $750M in revenue in just 3 years.
Bill Mitchell Director of Real Estate Development I Over 30 years of business experience in more than 50 ventures as a principal. His strengths include team building, assessing risk, raising and investing capital. Bill is also the owner of a commercial real estate firm located outside of San Francisco and is the co-founder of a successful Bay Area business incubator, Vocari Business HUB.

Denzil Crooke Vice President of Government Relations I Co-founder of CHP with over 40 years of senior executive experience working throughout the Caribbean and Central America, a native of St. Kitts, led major commercial development projects on the island and a trusted advisor to government officials.

Nikos Anastassiades Director of Business Development I Over 25 years working as an entrepreneur and consultant on four continents – USA, Europe, Northern Africa and Western Asia, specializes in medical travel, the spine industry, regenerative medicine and medical devices. Led business development efforts for medical tourism operations throughout the world, as well as the American Institute of Minimally Invasive Spine in Cyprus, Greece.

Jenna Sallee Executive Director Waters Anchor Foundation I Over 25 years of experience working in US clinical research both in human and animal testing, Phase I – IV FDA clinical trials in areas covering pharmaceutical, medical and biologics. As a certified Institutional Review Board (IRB) professional, ran 3 IRBs for a major Catholic hospital system, and is a recognized leader in regulatory, bioethics and compliance. As executive director for a major orthopedic research foundation, she led a team focused on investigator-initiated trials, outcomes studies, industry sponsored clinical trials, peer reviewed publications and fellowship programs. Additional experience includes working at a Clinical Research Organization and developing a leading physician fellowship program in sports medicine.

Medical Advisors & Practitioners

Dr. Kevin Foley I Current President and Director of Complex Spine Surgery of Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, Director of the Spine Fellowship Program for the University of Tennessee Department of Neurosurgery, and Medical Director for the Medical Education & Research Institute. He has authored 20 book chapters and more than 80 journal publications. He has lectured at more than 200 scientific meetings and educational workshops and has been a visiting professor and invited lecturer at several universities in the US and abroad.
Dr. Jean-Pierre Mobasser I Current President of Goodman Campbell Brain & Spine specializing in image-guided spinal navigation and minimally invasive spine surgery, has lectured all over the world on these subjects, and is the team neurosurgeon for the Indiana Pacers and serves as an unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant to the NFL.
Dr. Michael Galitzer I Los Angeles-based nationally recognized expert in integrated medicine, anti-aging, health and wellness. World-renowned in the fields of energy medicine, longevity and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. His patient list includes many top Hollywood actors, business professionals, and sports figures, as well as notable figures from six continents that travel to see him on a regular basis.
Dr. Thierry Hertoghe I Currently serves as President of the International Hormone Society (over 2,500 physicians), President of the World Society of Anti-Aging Medicine (over 7,000 physicians), and practices medicine that focuses on longevity and reversing the process of aging. Dr. Hertoghe is an internationally recognized authority regarding medical therapies designed to correct hormone deficiencies, extend lifespan, and reduce or potentially reverse aging.
Dr. Adam Katz I Internationally recognized plastic surgeon, researcher and professor with specific expertise in the isolation, culture, characterization and application of adipose-derived cells for therapeutic purposes. Multiple award recipient and international speaker, as well as a co-founder of two companies in the stem cell space.
Dr. Ted Hanley I A native of St. Kitts and U.S. board-certified anesthesiologist with over 25 years of experience at leading hospitals across New York City and Jacksonville, Florida providing anesthesia for a broad range of cases including Level 1 Trauma Neurosurgery, Pediatric Surgery, General Orthopedic and Plastic Surgery and board level leadership on multiple hospital committees including the Medical Board, Executive Quality Assurance Committee and Credentialing Committee.
Dr. Miranda Fellows I A resident of Nevis and founder of Carib Wellness. As practitioner of Holistic Integrated Medicine, Dr. Fellows has studied in England, Australia and the U.S., Doctorate of Chiropractic, post-graduate certification in Applied Kinesiology, Energy Medicine, Pediatrics, Acupuncture, Sports Medicine, Energy Medicine, and Clinical Nutritional Therapy.

Strategic Partners

  • Three of the Largest & Most Respected Neuro/Spine Groups in the U.S.
  • Helped Developed the Standards for Minimally Invasive Spine
  • Leaders in Technology Innovation & Development with 100’s of Patents to their Credit
  • Highly Sought-after Principal Investigators & Lecturers
  • Over 90 Top Anesthesiologists
  • Over 90,000 anesthetics procedures per year
  • Experts in non-narcotic blocks
  • Extensive experience in spine and orthopedics

Tx:Team is unique in the healthcare industry. They offer a variety of services, ranging from the highest quality rehabilitation and therapy services to management and consulting services. With 36 years of experience innovating and a profound commitment to delivering quality therapy services to patients, Tx:Team is excited to continue to help its clients meet the healthcare challenges of today and tomorrow.

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