TED Talks Medical Robots in Action With Dr. Ivar Mendez

From TEDx Toronto, 2013.

From the YouTube channel:

The fifth annual TEDxToronto conference took place on September 26, 2013 at The Royal Conservatory of Music.

For our 2013 TEDxToronto Conference, all talks, performances and demos were rooted in our selected theme, “The Choices We Make.”

About the Demonstration:
Dr. Mendez is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American College of Surgeons. As a clinician scientist, Dr. Mendez’ research focus is in brain repair, stem cells and robotics. Dr. Mendez and his team performed the first long distance telementoring neurosurgery in the world. For his pioneering work in the use of remote presence devices to deliver health care to underserviced populations, Dr.Mendez received the 2010 Canadian Red Cross Humanitarian. He also is a gifted photographer and sculptor.