About Blue Bay Research Inc.

We at Blue Bay Research Inc specialize in musculoskeletal biomechanics. Having been in orthopedic and musculoskeletal research for the past 30 years, we offer reliable niche services and products. We have conducted research with projects such as test protocols and designing and building testing machines, as well as devices for knee mechanics tests including ACL and meniscus strength/strain measurements.  Other tests have included:

  • Spine soft tissue and its contribution to spine stability
  • Spine mechanics
  • Implant characterization
  • Shoulder rotator cuff repair
  • Elbow ligament repair and stability
  • Ankle and foot surgery/repair/injury/laxity
  • Tibia, femur, and hip fracture fixation methodology and implants
  • Hip implant stability
  • Bone implant osteointegration and stability
  • Hip total joint surgical techniques
  • Acetabular salvage device and methodology
  • Hand and wrist mechanics and joint pressure
  • Distal screw surgical insertion locating device
  • Surgical spin implants
  • Tissue characterization

Principal Investigators:

Dr. J. Marcus Hollis


Registered Professional Engineer:

State of Alabama Number: 15069

State of Florida Number: 63326


2017 – Present: President Blue Bay Medical, Inc., Pensacola, Florida

1995 – Present: President Blue Bay Research, Inc., Navarre, Florida

2005 – Present: Partner & V.P of Design, Quality Assurance Machining and Design, Milton, Florida

1995 – Present: Adjunct Associate Professor Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama

1996 – 2006: Adjunct Associate Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama

1988 – 1995: Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Head, Section of Biomechanics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

1984 – 1988: Research Associate, Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab, VA Medical Center, San Diego, California and The University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California

1983: Instructor Fortran Programming, School of Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

1979 – 1982: Structural Design Engineer, BE&K Engineering Company, Birmingham, Alabama


Biomedical Engineering

Orthopedic Biomechanics


Dr. Minoo Hollis


August 1999- March 2000: Fellowship: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Dr. John S. Gould, American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL

July 1991 – June 1995: Residency, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Carl Nelson, Chairman

July 1990 – June 1991: Transitional Internship, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Dr. Sanders, Chairman

July 1989 – June 1990: Research Fellowship, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences;  Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Carl Nelson, Chairman

July 1988 – June 1989: Research Fellowship, University of California, San Diego;  Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Wayne Akeson, Chairman

1988: Graduation from University of Nevada School of Medicine

1984: Graduation from University of Nevada, Reno


Board Certification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, July 2007

Florida License Number: 68641

Mississippi License Number: 018921


August 2013 – Present: Orthopaedic Trauma, Bay Medical Center, Panama City, FL

June 2010 – December 2012: Orthopaedic Trauma, Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, Gulfport, MS

February 2000 – Present: Sound Orthopaedics and Foot & Ankle Center, Navarre, Florida

October 1997 – August 1999: General Orthopaedics, Alabama Orthopaedic Clinics, Mobile, Alabama

August 1995 – September 1997: General Orthopaedics, Berryhill Orthopaedics, Milton, Florida