Richard M. SATAVA

Full Name
Richard M. SATAVA
United States
Professor Emeritus of Surgery
University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle
Brief Bio
PAST POSITIONS: Professor of Surgery Yale University, Professor of Surgery Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Program Manager Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Senior Science Advisor US Army Medical Research Command. TRAINING: Johns Hopkins University, Medical School Hahnemann University of Philadelphia, Internship Cleveland Clinic, Surgical Residency Mayo Clinic with Master of Surgical Research. AWARDS: Smithsonian Laureate in Healthcare and Department of Defense (DoD) Legion of Merit, DoD Distinguished Service medal. DURING 23 YEARS OF MILITARY SURGERY: Flight Surgeon, Army astronaut candidate, MASH surgeon - Grenada Invasion, Hospital Commander - Desert Storm, all the while continuing clinical surgical practice. GOVERNMENT: White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Committee on Health, Food and Safety. MEDICAL: Numerous committees of American College of Surgeons (ACS), past-president of many surgical societies, on the editorial board of numerous surgical and scientific journals, and active in numerous engineering societies. EXPERTISE: Surgeon on the team of first surgical robot that became DaVinci robot. Surgical education and surgical research (more than 250 publications and book chapters) - Surgery in Space, Video and 3-D imaging, Future of Surgery - Directed Energy Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation, Surgical Competence and Training.
General Surgery
His undergraduate training was at Johns Hopkins University, Medical School at Hahnemann University of Philadelphia, Internship at the Cleveland Clinic, Surgical Residency at the Mayo Clinic, and a Fellowship with a Master of Surgical Research at Mayo Clinic.
1. PhD(hc) at Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary and PhD(hc) at Titu Maiorescu University, Bucharest Romania. 2. Prestigious Department of Defense Legion of Merit and Department of Defense Exceptional Service medals 3. Smithsonian Laureate in Healthcare
Georgiou, Konstantinos E., Evangelos Georgiou, and Richard M. Satava. "5G use in healthcare: the future is present." JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons 25.4 (2021). Satava, Richard M. \"Surgical robotics: the early chronicles: a personal historical perspective.\" Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques 12.1 (2002): 6-16. Satava, Richard M. \"Virtual reality surgical simulator: the first steps.\" Surgical endoscopy 7 (1993): 203-205. Satava, Richard M. \"Accomplishments and challenges of surgical simulation: Dawning of the next-generation surgical education.\" Surgical endoscopy 15 (2001): 232-241. Satava, Richard M., et al. \"Proving the effectiveness of the fundamentals of robotic surgery (FRS) skills curriculum: a single-blinded, multispecialty, multi-institutional randomized control trial.\" Annals of surgery 272.2 (2020): 384-392.

20 October 2023 (Friday)