Intuitive Surgical announces thoracic fellows
Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) today announced the 20 fellows for an upcoming thoracic fellowship training continuum program, selected by a committee from the American Association of Thoracic Surgery.
The program is 1 in a series of fellowship support offerings that Intuitive Surgical is sponsoring this year, the company said.
Fellows for the program are Jinny Ha of Johns Hopkins Hospital, Antonio Lassaletta of Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Nicholas Baker of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Adam Bograd- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Edward Chan of Houston Methodist Hospital, Mark Crye of Allegheny Health Network, Allegheny General Hospital, Crystal Erickson of the University of Michigan, Peter Kneuertz of Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital, Moshe Lapidot of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Jason Muesse of Emory University, Christian Otero of the University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Smarika Shrestha of Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical center, Nicholas Stephens of The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, John Waters and UT Southwestern Medical Center, Brittany Zwischenberger of Duke University, Huan Huan Sun of New York University and Langone Medical Center, Laura Donahoe of the University of Toronto, Eric Jeng of the University of Florida, Janani Reisenauer of the Mayo Clinic and John Cleveland of the Keck School of Medicine and the University of Southern California.
“Open/thoracotomy procedures are still far too common in thoracic surgery. This program is designed to equip robotic-assisted surgeons with the skills and training needed to allow them to offer patients minimally invasive thoracic options. Intuitive Surgical is proud to once again support the AATS Graham Foundation Fellows in their journey to expand minimally invasive surgery,” chief medical officer Myriam Curet said in a press release.