Robotic surgery’s impact on training the next generation of surgeons

"Technology continues to evolve every day. In the near-term future, portable and easily deployable robots will allow surgeons all over the world to perform minimally invasive surgery in an increasing number of procedure types and become even more effective surgeons. To achieve our goal of having a future surgeon workforce that meets the demands of an aging population and delivers good patient outcomes, we need training and knowledge-sharing at scale. Surgical robotics is poised to be an important part of the solution."

Barry Greene is a general and bariatric surgeon.

He shares his story and discusses his KevinMD article, "Robotic surgery’s impact on training the next generation of surgeons." (

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