Clinical Advisory Board
Dr. Mehran Anvari, MD
Dr Anvari, co-founder of Medbotics, and thought leader in the field of Image-Guided Automated Robotics (IGAR), brings his unique skillset to the clinical advancement and approvals/clearances of the world’s first Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) guided breast cancer robot.
Dr. Anvari is a tenured professor at McMaster University. He is the founding director of the Centre for Minimal Access Surgery (CMAS) and Scientific Director and CEO of the Centre for Surgical Invention and Innovation (CSii), affiliated with McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, Ontario Canada. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer-Assisted Surgery.
Dr. Anvari has also been awarded the Government of Ontario Diamond Award for Innovation in Technology, the Government of Canada Gold Medal of Distinction for Telerobotic Surgery, the NASA-International Space Station (ISS) Research and Development Award for Biology and Medicine (2015), and the Order of Ontario (2017).
Prof, Dr. Golatta, MD, PhD, MHBA
Dr Golatta, MD, is an Executive Senior Physician and co-Head of the Senology section of the University of Heidelberg, Germany, focused on diagnostic and operative senology, and associated with the German National Cancer Institute (DKFZ).
Dr Golatta has published widely, rapidly approaching 100 as first-, last-, or co-author, on topics related to breast cancer diagnostics and breast surgery, including early-stage, minimally-invasive, novel clinical trials in the area of cryotherapy for Breast-related diseases.
He is a current member of: The German Society of Senology for minimally-invasive mammography interventions, German Association of Ultrasound in Medicine, and German Cancer Society study group of gynecological endoscopy.
Unusually, Dr Golatta received a first degree in Economics prior to a career commitment to medicine, hence bringing a unique perspective at the nexus of business, science and medicine.