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).​