site news Global Robotic Surgery Conference set for Miami Date : November, 2022 A gathering of over one hundred of the world's top robotic surgeons will meet in Miami for the "Humans on the Cutting Edge of Robotic Surgery" symposium on November 19th. Sponsored by the Vattikuti...

site news Raj Vattikuti Lifetime Achievement Award Date : 19 October, 2022 We are excited to share the news that Mr. Raj Vattikuti, Founder & President of the Vattikuti Foundation, was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award for 2022 by the Chanakya Institute of Public Services (ChIPS). ...

site news Perioperative outcomes following robot‑assisted partial nephrectomy for complex renal masses: A Vattikuti Collective Quality Initiative database study Date : October, 2022 An International team has released a study on Robot Assisted Partial Nephrectomy (RAPN) in the Indian Journal of Urology using data from the Vattikuti Collective...

2022 KS International Robotic Surgery Innovation Awards The Vattikuti Foundation Has Presented Top Honors for Surgeons from the USA, India and Europe for the 2022 KS International Robotic Surgery Innovation Awards Date : September 2022 Robotic surgeons from the US, India and Spain were named the...

site news - interview Right Business Models To Make These Surgeries Cost-Effective Date : August 2022 Dr Mahendra Bhandari was recently interviewed by the prominent medical device focused magazine - Medgate Today, on his journey of bringing advanced robotic surgery technology to India. You can read the...

site news Medtronic HUGO Robot Patient Study Released Date : July 8, 2022 Our European friends at the ORSI Academy and OLV Hospital in Aalst, Belgium have finished their initial study of five robot assisted radical prostatectomy cases done using the newly-approved Medtronic HUGO RAS robotic surgical system....

site news Genitourinary Reconstructive Symposium Set Date : July 6, 2022 It is a topic that more surgeons are facing in today's world: gender change requests and ultimately- procedures. Our friends & colleagues from Henry Ford Health (the new name for the Henry Ford Health System) are...

site news Single-Port Book Published Date : June 24, 2022 Elsevier/Academic Press has published a book edited by surgeons Riccardo Bertolo and Jihad Kaouk titled: Single-Port Robotic Surgery in Urology: The New Beginning After the Advent of Dedicated Platforms. (1st Edition) This is a comprehensive look at this...

site news Placental Derived Allografts and Radical Prostatectomy Surgery Date : June 24, 2022 Placental derived allografts implanted during radical prostatectomy surgery have been shown to provide benefits in both continence and erectile dysfunction for many patients. The research was published in the Journal of Robotic Surgery...

site news CEO Mahendra Bhandari Interviewed by Healthcare Executive Date : June 7, 2022 Dr Mahendra Bhandari was recently interviewed by Arunima Rajan from Healthcare Executive. The interview focussed around his journey in the diverse and expansive fields of urology, medicine, hospital administration, robotic surgery, and medical ethics. To...

site news CEO Mahendra Bhandari Interviewed by BW Wellbeing Date : May 31, 2022 The CEO of the Vattikuti Foundation is often in demand because of his vast knowledge of the science of Medicine, past, present- and future. He recently had an interesting Q and A article...

site news Dr. Mahendra Bhandari and the VF In the News Date : May 12, 2022 A recent article in YourStory.com reports on the success of the Vattikuti Foundation efforts globally, with quotes from our CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari. While similar to one recently published in The...

site news The Vattikuti Foundation Featured in The Logical Indian Article Date : May 12, 2022 It's always makes us feel good to get some positive coverage about the many Vattikuti Foundation efforts, especially when Raj & Padma Vattikuti are mentioned specifically, since their generous contributions to society...

site news Vattikuti Foundation Adds Partner Surgeon, Institute Date : May 10, 2022 Dr. Mahendra Bhandari, CEO of the Vattikuti Foundation has announced a new partnership with Dr A. V. Guarava Reddy, the Chairman & Chief Joint Replacement Surgeon at the Sunshine Bone & Joint Institute. He...

site news Surgeons Associated With the VF Honored Date : April 26, 2022 Three surgeons with decades-long ties to the Vattikuti Foundation have been honored by the Society of Asian American Scientists in Cancer Research (SAASCR). Drs. Mani Menon, Ashutosh Tewari and VF CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari...

site news High Intensity Ultrasound Destroys Tumor Tissue Date : April 25, 2022 Scientists from the University of Michigan have published groundbreaking research on using noninvasive, high intensity focused ultrasound wave pulses of extremely short duration to break up tumor cells. The tests performed on rat models...

site news VF CEO Celebrates a Family Milestone Date : February 17 , 2022 All of us at the Vattikuti Foundation want to extend our heartfelt congratulations to our CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhadari and his wife Sushma, who on February 17th, celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary. Their...

site news Micro Robot for Brain Surgery Date : April 14 , 2022 ET HealthWorld is reporting that a California company has been developing a miniature robot to be used in treating brain tumors and cysts. The Bionaut Labs device is injected into the bloodstream and then...

site news The KS International Robotic Surgery Video Awards Video Entry Basics This is the first time the Vattikuti Foundation has opened the KS Robotic Surgery Video Awards to the global robotic surgery community. It is also the first time the VF has offered a $10,000 top prize! The...

site news The Vattikuti Foundation announces 2022 KS International Robotic Surgery Video Awards The Vattikuti Foundation invites robotic surgeons to submit high-quality, robotic surgery videos for the KS International Robotic Surgery Video Awards, 2022. For the first time, the competition is now open to robotic surgeons...

site news Mosquitoes Are Not Colorblind, An International Study Reveals Date : February 4 , 2022 A team of scientists from Washington, California and Germany have released a report in the scientific journal Nature Communications, which reveals a lot about the preferences of mosquitoes. The study, published...

site news Johns Hopkins Autonomous Surgical Robot Sucess Date : January 26, 2022 A team from Johns Hopkins University have demonstrated that their Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot (STAR), has performed four separate procedures to connect the intestinal tissue of porcine models. Results were compared with human and...

site news Haptic Feedback Skin Patches For Robotics Date : January 18, 2022 Chinese teams at three universities have collaborated to produce skin patches that not only are used in conjunction with controlling a remote robot by transmitting their body movements, but also receive haptic responses from similar...

site news Detroit Institute of Arts Date : December 29, 2021 The Detroit Institute of Arts has just this week posted on their Facebook page news about a video of the Padma & Raj Vattikuti Family Gallery in the museum. In addition to many charitable efforts across the...

site news COVID Vaccinations Found Not Effective For Kidney Transplant Recipients Date : December 20, 2021 This news is extremely important for the Vattikuti Foundation's colleagues performing Robotic Kidney Transplant With Regional Hypothermia. Research at the MedUni Vienna and University Hospital Vienna, Department of Medicine III, which...

site news Doctors Need To Use 'Plain Language' Date : December 17, 2021 It took the University of California, San Francisco a sophisticated Artificial Intelligence program to discover what many patients all over the world already know- and have been saying for years- it is sometimes difficult to...

site news VUI Precision Prostatectomy Outcomes Study Published Date : December 4, 2021 Dr. Mani Menon and his team from the Vattikuti Urology Institute have newly published research in the European Urology Surgery-in Motion series: Description of Surgical Technique and Oncologic and Functional Outcomes of the Precision Prostatectomy...

site news Why Cybersecurity Should be a Top Priority for Every Hospital Date : December 1, 2021 Hospitals everywhere have hundreds of different devices that require connections to the World Wide Web. This includes everything from robotic surgery devices to patient monitors- and everything in between. ...

site news India Now Among the Top Transplant Nations Date : November 27, 2021 India Transplant Day was met with exciting news: India now is one of the leading nations for Organ Donation- which until recently was a very limited option for those suffering from renal failure, among...

site news Manipal gets First da Vinci X Surgical System Date : September 26th, 2017 Sunday, September 17, 2017 marks the date when Dr. S. P. Somashekhar, Chairman & HOD Surgical Oncology, Manipal Health Enterprise performed the inaugural surgical procedure on Manipal Hospital's new da Vinci X surgical...

site news Dr Mahendra Bhandari Receives Award in Lucknow Date : December 4th, 2017 It truly is a pleasure to work for and with our CEO, Dr. Mahendra Bhandari. Sometimes though, we fail to realize what a force he has been in Medicine throughout his career. ...

site news Mentoring Makes a Difference Date : May 11th, 2017 We like receiving good news at the Vattikuti Foundation. This week, we had a nice chain of emails about how one of our partner surgeons- Prof. Dr. S. P. Somashekhar helped a new robotic surgeon and...

DATE : August 2, 2012 KIMS Successfully Completes Over 100 Robotic Surgeries Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Hyderabad, India - Earlier this year, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) Hyderabad completed over 100 cases in robotic surgery. KIMS is the first hospital in Andhra Pradesh to use the...

Date: July 26, 2012 Asian Heart Performs First Gynecology Surgery Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai, India Asian Heart Institute in Mumbai, India and the Vattikuti Foundation in Southfield, Michigan, USA have joined together to create the Asian Vattikuti Institute of Robotic Sugery. The team of surgeons at Asian...

DATE: March 20, 2012 New relationship with Onze-Lieve-Vrouwziekenhuis (OLV) hospital Aalst, Belgium The Vattikuti Foundation has completed a Memorandum of Understanding with the OLV Hospital in Aalst, Belgium announcing the formation of the OLV Robotic Surgery Institute. Already a Vattikuti Foundation partner, the ORSI will formally...

Date: February 15, 2012 VFRSI Adds New Partner Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan Southfield, MI, USA- The Vattikuti Foundation adds Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan, to the Vattikuti Foundation Robotic Surgery Institute global network. A one million dollar donation, funding a new da Vinci Si surgical robot system- marks the...