James Leininger Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

James Leininger General Information


Dr. James Leininger was the Founder of KCI Holdings. Dr. Leininger was the Founder and served as Investor at MedCare Investment Funds. KCI has grown to be a diversified equipment, device and biologics company focused on preventing and healing wounds of all types; it had 2009 revenues of approximately $2 billion. In 1991, Dr. Leininger formed a private venture investment firm known as MedCare Investment Funds through utilization of his private equity and management firm. He is also a co-founder of Renal Care Group along with Dr. Jacobson and the late Sam Brooks. Dr. Leininger has founded and established numerous healthcare companies through or with his private equity team. Examples include companies in the healthcare services sector (an ambulatory services company partnering with physicians and providing dialysis and radiation oncology services; an outpatient imaging services and management company), the medical technology sector (a medical device company with two CE Marks-approved devices and one FDA-approved device; a company developing a device to treat glaucoma and presbyopia), the healthcare information technology sector (a physician practice software company focused on women's health; an early stage healthcare informatics company creating electronic medical records for Regional Health Information Organizations (RHIOs), large healthcare systems, hospitals and multisite practices; a benefits management company utilizing proprietary software), and the pharmaceutical sector (a pre-revenue drug discovery and development company with two promising drugs in phase III clinical trials). He is also an Angel Investor.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Antonio, TX
  • United States

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James Leininger Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
James Leininger MD Angel Investor San Antonio, TX
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