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Intuitive’s stock is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market.
We were incorporated in Delaware in 1995 and commenced operations the same year.
Intuitive's principal corporate offices are located at:

1266 Kifer Road
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
We design, manufacture and market the da Vinci Surgical Systems, which are advanced surgical systems that we believe represent a new generation of surgery. Our da Vinci Surgical Systems consist of a surgeon’s console or consoles , a patient-side cart, a high performance vision system and proprietary “wristed” instruments and accessories. da Vinci Surgical Systems seamlessly translate the surgeon’s natural hand movements on instrument controls at a console into corresponding micro-movements of instruments positioned inside the patient through small puncture incisions, or ports. Our da Vinci Surgical Systems provide the surgeon with the intuitive control, range of motion, fine tissue manipulation capability and 3-D visualization characteristic of open surgery, while simultaneously allowing the surgeon to work through the small ports of minimally invasive surgery, or MIS. da Vinci Surgical Systems are used in multiple surgical specialties, principally urology, gynecology, cardiothoracic, and general surgery.
We currently market our products in the United States through a direct sales organization to hospitals. We have European operations headquartered in Aubonne, Switzerland. We sell directly in many European countries, Japan, and Korea, while using distributors and agents in the rest of the world.
As of September 30, 2017, there was an installed base of 4,271 units worldwide – 2,770 in the United States, 719 in Europe, 561 in Asia, and 221 in the rest of the world.
Our business model is essentially a "razor/razor blade" operation. Initially, we sell and install the da Vinci Surgical System into new customer accounts. Once systems are sold into customer accounts, we generate recurring revenue as our customers use the system to perform surgery and, in the process, buy and consume our EndoWrist instrument and accessory products. We also generate recurring revenue from system service.
As of September 30, 2017, we had a total of 4,253 employees.
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For more information please contact us in one of the following ways:
Phone: (408) 523-2161
E-mail: ir@intusurg.com