Home > FAQs > What are medical devices? What are medical devices? February 16, 2023 Medical devices are any instrument or component used to mitigate, treat, diagnose or prevent a disease or abnormal physical condition. Expertise. Medical Device Malfunction Product Liability View All Our Expertise FAQs. Who determines if an incident involving a surgical implant should be reported? Who is responsible for tracking incidents linked to surgical implants? Share Share on LinkedIn Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share This Overview.Expertise.FAQs.