Episode 35: Dr. Andrew Wright

Andrew Wright, MD, is an Associate Professor of Surgery at UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital and Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Wright specializes in advanced gastrointestinal and hernia surgery and recently put his skills to the test when he performed an emergency hernia repair on a 450lb Silverback Gorilla named Vip (Very Important Primate). Dr. Wright talks about this astonishing surgery and how he has used social media as a surgical educational tool via Skype.

Follow Dr. Wright on Twitter at @andrewswright and keep up with his blog here: https://andrewwrightmd.wordpress.com/

Recorded 11/8/2017

 

Episode 34: Dr. Melissa Hogg 

What's next for robotics in surgery?  This episode features Dr. Melissa Hogg, an Assistant Professor of Surgery from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Hogg specializes in the use of surgical robotic technology and spoke to us about her experience learning and teaching the technology as well as where she believes the technology will go from here.

Watch Dr. Hogg's Grand Rounds talk here:  https://videos.med.wisc.edu/videos/76555

Recorded 11/1/2017