Intuitive Appoints Amy L. Ladd, M.D. to its Board of Directors
“Dr. Ladd brings deep surgical and medical perspective to our board of directors,” said Intuitive CEO Gary Guthart. “We are excited to welcome her and look forward to her contributions.”
Dr. Ladd has spent nearly three decades practicing orthopaedic surgery at
Dr. Ladd also served as the chair of the
Dr. Ladd received her M.D. from
Intuitive (Nasdaq: ISRG), headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., is a global technology leader in minimally invasive care and the pioneer of robotic-assisted surgery. At Intuitive, we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints.
Intuitive brings more than two decades of leadership in robotic-assisted surgical technology and solutions to its offerings, and develops, manufactures and markets the da Vinci® surgical system and the Ion™ endoluminal system.
About the da Vinci Surgical System
There are several models of the da Vinci surgical system. The da Vinci surgical systems are designed to help surgeons perform minimally invasive surgery. Da Vinci systems offer surgeons high-definition 3D vision, a magnified view, and robotic and computer assistance. They use specialized instrumentation, including a miniaturized surgical camera and wristed instruments (i.e., scissors, scalpels and forceps) that are designed to help with precise dissection and reconstruction deep inside the body.
For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.intuitive.com.
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Source: Intuitive Surgical, Inc.