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PANEL: What’s Next for Robotic Surgery?

David Fischel (Chairman and CEO, Stereotaxis)

Scott Thielman Ph.D., PE, (CTO, Product Creation Studio)

John H. Kirk, MD (Surgeon, St. Helena Women's Center)

Javad Mokhbery (CEO & Founder, FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology)

John Murphy (CEO, Virtual Incision)

Location: Booth 641

Date: Thursday, December 5

Time: 1:35pm - 2:15pm

Track: Center Stage

Format: Panel

Session Type: Panel

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

The surgical robotics landscape is moving at lightning pace, with more and more entrants each year. In all, estimates put the robotic surgery market at somewhere around $90 billion. In this session, seasoned veterans of robotic surgery companies along with expert surgeons will share their thoughts about the state of surgical robotics technology today and where it’s headed in the next five to 10 years. Topics covered include:

  • How the market is responding to new surgical robotics technologies
  • The impact of surgical robotics on biomaterials innovation
  • How both surgeon and patient-centric focus has changed design
  • New surgical robotics innovations in the next decade
  • Bringing the sense of touch to surgical robots