Meet Our Team

Gary Koenig, President/CCP/RABT

Comprehensive Blood Management, Inc. and Blood Therapy Services founder Gary Koenig is a perfusionist with more than 22 years of experience. An international speaker with a passion for blood management in the peri-operative arena and hospital wide, he’s teamed with a certified patient blood management coordinator and a pathologist who started the first bloodless medicine program in South Carolina. Whether by providing perfusion, autotransfusion, bone marrow concentrate, disposable supplies, equipment, blood management training to your staff, or helping set up an anemia clinic for your hospital, we can do it all while improving your quality, safety, outcomes, and affordability.

Yvette Bunch, BS, EMT

Certified Patient Blood Management Coordinator, Yvette Bunch, helped develop the first comprehensive blood management program in South Carolina. Her strategies to avoid or minimize blood transfusion for optimal patient care and outcomes, has helped reduce blood transfusion usage more than 30 percent. She is a huge patient advocate, a community resource for Healthcare Power of Attorney, a nationally renowned speaker (SABM, etc.), and a member of the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management, AABB and is Six Sigma trained and qualified. 

Robert Rainer, MD, MBA, CPE

A former associate pathology professor at Bowman Gray, Robert Rainer is the examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence Award, a blood bank and blood conservation expert, renowned as an international CAPS expert and is a Six Sigma Black Belt.

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Successful, community-minded entrepreneurs will be honored at the 2014 Greenville Tech Foundation Entrepreneurs Gala on Thursday, September 25th at the TD Center. This is one of the community’s premier business events, an opportunity to meet other business leaders as well as celebrate entrepreneurship.

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Dec
31
1969

Effectiveness of Platelet-rich Plasma Injection for Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: A Prospective Open-label Study.

OBJECTIVE: Assess platelet rich plasma (PRP) injection for rotator cuff tendinopathy (RCT)....

Dec
31
1969

Chronic Wounds Treated with a Physiologically Relevant Concentration of Platelet-Rich Plasma Gel: A Prospective Case Series.

ABSTRACT: Chronic wounds are characterized by a long inflammatory phase that hinders regenerative wound healing. The purpose of this prospective case series was to evaluate how a physiologically r...

Dec
31
1969

The effectiveness of intralesional injection of platelet-rich plasma in accelerating the healing of chronic ulcers: an experimental and clinical study.

ABSTRACT: The purpose of this prospective experimental and clinical study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the intralesional injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP), in the management of non-heali...

What Our Clients Say:

"I have worked with Gary and his team together for over a decade now. Even before there was the support of prestigious organizations like the Society for the Advancement of BloodManagement and the AABB, we were pioneering autologous blood conservation techniques. This has involved not just acquiring a unique, proven skill set, but also a passion. Now peer reviewed scientific literature overwhelmingly supports Patient Blood Management. Perioperative blood conservation strategies has been referred to as the "centerpiece" in patient bloodmanagement. This is a win-win for the institution, the physician and most important the patient! I would strongly recommend Comprehensive Blood Management, Inc. for all of your bloodhandling needs."

Y. Bunch
Patient Blood Management Coordinator

"Our hospital has utilized Comprehensive Blood Management, Inc. for all of our perioperative blood recovery services for 7 years now. I can say without a doubt that they have the best and most prepared technicians of any company around. We have used other independent companies in the past, but none compare to CBM. I would recommend that you consider their services and low supply costs even if you currently have another company now. I am sure they will exceed all of your expectations. I highly recommend them for their quality and cost savings."

Chief Nursing Officer
Area Hospital South Carolina

"After losing over half of my body weight it was time to have some extra skin removed from my breasts and abdomen. However, after hearing the horror stories of the pain that people undergo with tummy tucks, I have to admit I was uncertain about whether or not I should go through with it. It wasn't far into my research that I learned about PRP use in order to reduce the risk of pain, infection, healing time, and bleeding after surgery. After learning that there were no risks associated with PRP I decided to go ahead with my tummy tuck and to utilize PRP. The PRP was used during my surgery prior to closing on my abdominal muscles that had been stitched together and along my 14-inch long incision across my lower abdomen. During my time of recovery, I was amazed at how well I felt. While I did of course have pain, the pain was nothing compared to the stories that I received. In fact, I only required pain medication for the first 3 days postop, which even was very surprising to my surgeon. I had no bruising and I had NO incisional pain! I am now almost 3 months post-op and my scar looks better than any other surgical scar that I have. I have a tendency to get big, ugly hypertrophic scars, however this is one much different. I am more than satisfied with my decision of using PRP! I felt that it helped me tremendously in my recovery and with my scars."