Polytouch further strengthen its board with the appointment of Morris E. Franklin Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S. as Medical Advisor.
Dr. Franklin, the Founder and Director of the Texas Endosurgery Institute, is one of the pioneers in the field of laparoscopic surgery.
Dr. Franklin earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, TX.
He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, where he was appointed Clinical Professor of Surgery.
Over the past ten years, Dr. Franklin
has trained surgeons world-wide in laparoscopic surgical techniques.
is a recognized authority in laparoscopic procedures including biliary surgery, common bile duct exploration, antireflux procedures for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Barrett's esophagus, abdominal wall surgery, laparoscopic treatment of bowel obstruction and micro-laparoscopy.
deep experience in laparoscopic hernia repair, as well as in the development of minimally invasive surgery, will be of tremendous support to PolyTouch