ResMed CEO Michael “Mick” Farrell in the company’s lobby. San Diego’s largest medical device firm with a nearly $15 billion market cap makes masks, devices and accessories to treat sleep apnea and other respiratory conditions. File photo by Stephen Whalen

ResMed CEO Michael “Mick” Farrell in the company’s lobby. San Diego’s largest medical device firm with a nearly $15 billion market cap makes masks, devices and accessories to treat sleep apnea and other respiratory conditions. File photo by Stephen Whalen

Largest Homegrown Medical Device Companies Soaring

ResMed Revenue:

2017: $2.1B

2016: $1.8B

2015: $1.7B

Dexcom Revenue:

2017: $718.5M

2016: $573.3M

2015: $402M

NuVasive Revenue:

2017: $1.02B

2016: $962.1M

2015: $811.1M

Source: Company financial statements. Data compiled by Jared Whitlock.

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