Jonathan Mark Sackier MD, MB, ChB, FRCS, FACS: Dr. Sackier has 30 years of healthcare experience.
Trained in Britain as a surgeon and recruited to the USA in 1989 he
helped lead the laparoscopic surgery revolution.
As a Professor at George Washington University in Washington, DC, he founded, and funded the Washington Institute of Surgical Endoscopy, a center for education, research & innovation.
He is an Adjunct Professor of Surgery at the University of Virginia and his activities in basic and clinical research funded by multiple grants have led to many publications, chapters and books.
He has served multiple journals in editorial or reviewer functions, been involved in medical societies at the highest level and been honored for his work in many countries.
collaborations with the pharmaceutical and medical device industry have led to multiple technologies coming to market with partners like Valleylab, Pfizer
, Karl Storz, Applied Medical & Pall.
Dr. Sackier has served the Steppenwolf Foundation, is a Trustee of First Star, on the Board of the American College of Surgeons Foundation, the Surgical Fellowships Foundation and chaired the Board of the Larry King Cardiac Foundation.
has sat on the Associate Board of AdvaMed
and several corporate governance and scientific advisory boards.
He was until recently Chairman of Adenosine Therapeutics and among others, sits on the Board of Clinvue, Hemoshear and Rex Bionics.