Dr. Jonathan Sackier
Board of Directors
Trained as a surgeon in the United Kingdom, Professor Jonathan Sackier was recruited to the United States in the 1980's and helped develop laparoscopic techniques.
has held numerous grants, been widely published in peer-reviewed journals and books, and serves a number of editorial boards and medical societies.
Due to his
leading work in medicine, he
has been invited to operate and lecture all over the world and has been honored by several countries and medical professional societies.
has participated in the development of many medical technologies, some his
own inventions, others the work of collaborators.
From stem cells in the 1980's, to his work with Computer Motion to bring the first commercial surgical robot, AESOP, to market all have been in the healthcare field.
has also launched a number of other companies and brought several inventions to profitable fruition.
has consulted for various healthcare companies, and sat on the Associate Board of AdvaMed
and several medical corporate governance and advisory boards.
Jonathan has been a regular commentator on television, radio, and in the press and he also developed celebrity patient advocacy campaigns such as the Carnie Wilson web-cast which drove increased attention to bariatric surgery.
When not working, Jonathan
is a passionate aviator and believes that life is too short for poor wine or tardy aircraft.
credo is "embrace all that life has to offer for you spend a long time dead."