Kips Bay Medical (NASDAQ: KIPS) announced that Manny Villafaña, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer is scheduled to present at two investor conferences:

Piper Jaffray & Co. 23 rd Annual Healthcare Conference
Date:   Tuesday November 29, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Place: The New York Palace Hotel
455 Madison Avenue, New York, NY.

Canaccord Genuity 6 th Annual Cardiovascular, Aesthetics & Metabolic Disorders Conference
Date: Tuesday December 6, 2011 at 9:40 a.m. Pacific Time
Place: St. Regis Hotel located
125 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA

About Kips Bay Medical

Kips Bay Medical, Inc., founded in 2007 and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a medical device company focused on manufacturing and commercializing its external saphenous vein support technology, or eSVS MESH for use in coronary artery bypass grafting surgery. The eSVS MESH is a nitinol mesh sleeve that, when placed over a saphenous vein graft during CABG surgery, is designed to improve the structural characteristics and long-term performance of the saphenous vein graft. Additional information about Kips Bay Medical, Inc. can be found at

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