Innovations in Surgery: Surgical Robotics

EP. 603Mar. 16, 202327:38
In the third episode of the “Innovations in Surgery” series, Behind the Knife’s surgery education fellow, Dan Scheese, sits down with Adam Sachs and Dr. Igor Belyansky to discuss the current state and future of surgical robotics. They discuss the start up of Vicarious Surgical and how they are working to improve the current state of surgical robotics with their innovative ideas. 

Link for the Vicarious Surgical website which includes a short video demonstration of their single port design: https://www.

Adam Sachs is the CEO and Co-founder of Vicarious surgical, a surgical robotics company founded in 2014. As an MIT trained roboticist, Adam has combined his passion for robots with this passion for helping patients and enhancing the work environment for surgeons through the development of proprietary surgical robotics. 

Dr. Igor Belyanksy, an internationally-recognized expert in the field of abdominal wall reconstruction and complex laparoscopic and robotic hernia repair. Dr. Belyansky has earned his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, completed his residency at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, and completed a minimally invasive fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center. Dr. Belyanksy is currently the Medical Director of Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis Maryland.

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