FUNDAMENTAL SURGERY ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF GLOBAL MEDICAL PANEL WITH LEADING OPHTHALMOLOGIST AND ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALISTS
Dr. Yousuf Khalifa, Dr. Ivan Wong current president of the Arthroscopy Association of Canada, and Dr. Areena Rouchelle D’souza of Schoen Klinik Germany join award-winning platform team to develop new training simulations.
LONDON – September 18th, 2019 – Fundamental Surgery, pioneers of immersive HapticVRTM training technology, which combines virtual reality (VR) with haptics (sense of touch), today is delighted to announce the expansion of their Global Medical Panel with Dr. Yousuf Khalifa, Dr. Ivan Wong and Dr. Areena Dsouza as their latest members. In their roles, they will they will provide scientific and clinical guidance the development of additional surgical education and training platforms.
A respected expert in ophthalmology, Dr. Khalifa will provide scientific and clinical advice regarding Fundamental Surgery’s platform to offer ophthalmology surgical simulations. Dr. Wong, current President of the Arthroscopy Association of Canada and with a wealth of experience in educational development within Orthopedics and Dr. D’souza, also an experienced orthopedic Spinal surgeon. All will work with the Global Medical Panel to guide the strategic development of the platform, educational content and simulations.
“Fundamental Surgery relies on the world-class clinical insight from medical professionals to ensure our mission of providing safe virtual spaces to learn, practice, rehearse and assess surgical skills and knowledge to medical professionals and trainees around the world. I couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Dr. Khalifa, Dr. Wong and Dr. D’souza to our Global Medical Panel to help us continue this effort,” said Richard Vincent, Founder and CEO of FundamentalVR. “These individuals are all leaders in their respective fields and will enhance our offerings to surgeons and trainees, which in turn will better surgical performances and improve patient safety and outcomes.”