, PhD, MInstP, CPhys, DABLS, General Manager, Founder
Dr. Peter Vitruk was born and raised in Western Ukraine. He earned his PhD degree in Physics from the Moscow Physics and Technology Institute, Moscow in the late 1980s in the former USSR, and since then he held a variety of research and development positions around the globe. In the 1990s he held Research Scientist position with The Academy of Sciences in the former USSR and then a Royal Society Visiting Research Fellow position at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. He later worked as Senior Scientist with Synrad Inc. in Seattle, WA, and then as Chief Scientist with Luxar/ESC/Lumenis also in Seattle, WA. In 2002 Dr. Vitruk founded Luxarcare LLC – an exclusive certified Luxar laser service and accessories provider for 12,000+ surgical Luxar laser installations around the globe. In 2005 he founded Aesculight LLC and LightScalpel LLC – the only American based designer and manufacturer of surgical CO2 lasers for small office out-patient market. Dr. Vitruk has authored 10 patents and over 20 articles on CO2 lasers, and is a Member of The Institute of Physics, UK and a Diplomate of and a Director with the American Board of Laser Surgery, USA. He is married to his wife of 31 years Natasha and they together have two children, Olga and Alexander.
, MSc EE, Member IEEE, Director of Engineering, Founder
Prior to co-founding Aesculight in 2005 and LuxarCare in 2002, Paul played major development roles at several companies. He was Project Manager with Johnson & Johnson Ultrasound and then Senior Electrical / Software Engineer and Systems Group Manager with Laakmann Electro Optics (merged into Xanar, Coherent Medical). He later co-founded Luxar Corporation (merged into ESC/Lumenis) and served as its Director of Engineering until 2002, leading all electrical and software design of the LX-20 and Novapulse systems. Paul is a Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.