Cordis (medical)

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Cordis Corporation
Founded 1957 (as The Medical Development Corporation)
Founders Dr. William P. Murphy Jr.
Headquarters Bridgewater Township, New Jersey, U.S.
Area served Worldwide
Products Medical devices

Cordis Corporation has been developing and manufacturing diagnostic and interventional products to treat patients who suffer from coronary and peripheral vascular diseases. It was founded in 1959 in Miami, Florida. Cordis Corporation is a company of Johnson & Johnson. The corporate headquarters are located in Bridgewater Township, New Jersey. The EMEA headquarters are located in Diegem, Belgium.


The Medical Development Corporation was founded in 1957 in Miami, Florida, by Dr. William P. Murphy Jr. and focused on interventional vascular medicine. In 1959 the company’s name changed to Cordis. Cordis joined the Johnson & Johnson interventional business called “Johnson & Johnson Intervention Systems (JJIS)” and forms Cordis Corporation in 1996. In 1997 Cordis Corporation expanded into the rapidly growing field of electrophysiology through the acquisition of Biosense Inc. One year later, in 1998, Biosense Inc. merged with Webster Laboratories to form Biosense Webster, Inc.

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Cardiology products[edit]

Cordis Corporate Headquarters New Jersey US

Endovascular products[edit]

Cordis EMEA Headquarters Diegem Belgium


Corporate Headquarters:
Cordis Corporation
430 Route 22 East
Bridgewater, NJ 088071831, U.S.

Europe, Middle East and Africa Regional Headquarters:
Cordis, a Division of Johnson & Johnson Medical N.V.
Leonardo Da Vincilaan 15
Diegem, Belgium

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