About

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Mission Statement

Increasing Safety of Surgery through Smart Technologies … Intelligent Robotic Systems!

OrbSurgical forms an ideal blend of our history and connection with space robotics, and ongoing endeavours in intelligent surgical systems including robotics, to create innovative solutions for operating rooms and patient care globally.

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ORBITAL

Energy  •  Collaboration  •  Reach

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REVOLUTIONARY

Surgical Solutions

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BOLD

Innovation

Our History

We are a Calgary-based spinoff, a medtech  created to receive and commercialize new IP evolving from Project neuroArm - University of Calgary. Committed to developing and translating innovative technology for the operating room, including the next generation surgical robotics, the company brings together a multi-disciplinary team of surgeons, engineers, scientists and business leaders.

Founded and presided over by world-renowned neurosurgeon, visionary and innovator Garnette Sutherland (C.M., M.D., F.R.C.S), CEO, OrbSurgical Ltd. traces its roots to space R&D through world's first image-guided MR compatible neurosurgical robot called neuroArm. With Calgary's growing entrepreneurial culture, OrbSurgical Ltd. takes an ambitious leap towards bringing advanced surgical technologies to the global community through innovations in sensors, ai and robotics.

The underlying promise remains improving patient care through increased safety of surgery.

Our Team

Led by Dr. Garnette Sutherland, Professor of Neurosurgery and noted innovator, OrbSurgical Ltd. prides on a multi-disciplinary team of talented surgeons, engineers, scientists and business leaders.

CORE Competency

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Garnette Sutherland

President and CEO
CM, MD, FRCS
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Sanju Lama

COO, Corporate Management, Clinical Integration
MD, PhD
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Fangwei Yang

Robot Technician, Chief Prototypist
MD
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Diego Ospina

Chief Technology Officer, Lead Mechatronics | Systems Engineer
PhD
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Michael Tagg

Assistant Technical Officer, Electrical & Computer Engineering | EIT
Bsc
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Elijah Chen

Assistant Technical Officer, Nanotechnology & Systems Engineering | EIT
BASc
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Homer Riva-Cambrin

Assistant Lead, Ai Innovation & Production
BSc.(Computer Sc. Yr.2)
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Nigam Lad

Assistant Lead, Intelligent Data Platforms & User Interface
MSc. (BME Yr. 2)
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Amir Baghdadi

Data Science & Artificial Intelligence
PhD

Corporate Diligence

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Kent Anderson

Corporate-Legal
QC, LLB
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Starr Tze

Business Development, Operational Risk Management
 PEng

Past Contributors

Kourosh Zareinia

Electrical Engineering, Controls, PhD

Liu Shi Gan

Biomedical Engineering, Clinical application, PhD

Sonny Chan

Computer Science, Surgical Simulation,  PhD

Dustin Proctor

Molecular Neuroscience,PhD