Thoratec Corp
3.2 of 5 19 reviews Pleasanton, CA 500 to 999 Employees

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$500 to $999 million (USD) per year

Thoratec is the world leader in mechanical circulatory support with the broadest product portfolio to treat the full range of clinical needs for patients suffering from advanced heart failure. The company's products include the HeartMate LVAS and Thoratec VAD, with more than 20,000 devices implanted in patients suffering from heart failure. Thoratec also manufactures and markets the CentriMag and PediMag / PediVAS product lines.

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Thoratec Corp CEO Gerhard F. Burbach

Gerhard F. Burbach


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 Former Mechanical Engineer in Pleasanton, CA

Pros: Interesting place to learn many new things, interaction with doctors and many interdisciplinary problems. good benefits, lots of training, rich company, great work accommodations. great place to learn about materials and different types of materials… Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Pleasanton, CA Apr 2010 – Reviewed Apr 20, 2012

Interview Details – The usual phone screening than onsite interview. Everybody is very professional. Questions are mostly technical questions.Full Interview

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