As part of the Topics in Health Care Lecture Series, the Grand Rapids Public Museum will display the da Vinci Surgical System, in conjunction with Saint Mary's Health Care, Spectrum Health and Intuitive Surgical. Inside the Meijer Theater on the 2nd floor, guests can operate the robot's four arms from a remote console just as surgeons do. Display hours are Feb. 15th - 18th (10-4 p.m), and Feb. 19th (10-12:30 p.m.).
Local physicians will speak about using the robot in various fields at 7 p.m. the 15th through 18th, including:
(Tues) Dr. Brian Lane, Spectrum Health Medical Group, Urology
(Weds) Dr. Paul Rodriguez, Urology
(Thurs) Dr. Diana Bitner, Spectrum Health Medical Group, Obstetrics and Gynecology
(Fri) Dr. Donald Kim, Spectrum Health Medical Group, Colorectal Surgery
Saturday at 1 pm - Dr. Ed Murphy, Heart/Lung
Attend additional expert discussions on Feb. 16th, with Dr. Kirsten Anderson (OB/GYN) at 4 p.m., Dr.