Intuitive Surgical's founders and senior management have proven track records of launching, building and operating highly successful medical technology companies. As leaders of the world's premier medical robotics company, Intuitive's executives are collectively committed to the success of patients, customers, employees and shareholders.

Executive Staff

* Gary S. Guthart, Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors

* Dave J. Rosa
Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

* Salvatore J. Brogna
Executive Vice President, Product Operations

* Henry Charlton
Senior Vice President, U.S. Sales

* Myriam J. Curet, MD
Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

* Mark Johnson
Senior Vice President, Regulatory & Quality

* Mark J. Meltzer
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

* Brian Miller, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Product Development

* Marshall L. Mohr
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

* Colin Morales
Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Service Operations

* Glenn Vavoso
Senior Vice President, Global Sales Operations & Strategy

* Paige A. Bischoff
Vice President, Corporate Communications & Corporate Creative Services

* Craig Child
Vice President, Human Resources

* Edward Rozynski
Vice President, Government Affairs

* David Stoffel, M.D.
Vice President, Marketing and New Business Development


Board of Directors

* Gary S. Guthart, Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors
Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

* Lonnie M. Smith
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

* Craig H. Barratt, Ph.D.

* Michael A. Friedman
City of Hope

* Eric H. Halvorson
Formerly with Salem Communications

* Amal Johnson
Author-it Software Corporation

* Alan J. Levy, Ph.D.
Frazier Healthcare Ventures

* Mark J. Rubash
Eventbrite, Inc.

* George J. Stalk, Jr.
The Boston Consulting Group


International Leadership

* Damien Desmedt
Vice President Sales and Marketing, Europe

* Seungwan Sohn
Vice President Sales and Marketing, Korea

* Kazuhiro Takizawa
Vice President and Director, Japan

* Jeroen van Heesewijk
Senior Vice President Asia Pacific and Global Distribution

Serious complications may occur in any surgery, including da Vinci® Surgery, up to and including death. Examples of serious or life-threatening complications, which may require prolonged and/or unexpected hospitalization and/or reoperation, include but are not limited to, one or more of the following: injury to tissues/organs, bleeding, infection and internal scarring that can cause long-lasting dysfunction/pain. Risks of surgery also include the potential for equipment failure and/or human error. Individual surgical results may vary.

Risks specific to minimally invasive surgery, including da Vinci Surgery, include but are not limited to, one or more of the following: temporary pain/nerve injury associated with positioning; temporary pain/discomfort from the use of air or gas in the procedure; a longer operation and time under anesthesia and conversion to another surgical technique. If your doctor needs to convert the surgery to another surgical technique, this could result in a longer operative time, additional time under anesthesia, additional or larger incisions and/or increased complications.

Patients who are not candidates for non-robotic minimally invasive surgery are also not candidates for da VinciĀ® Surgery. Patients should talk to their doctor to decide if da Vinci Surgery is right for them. Patients and doctors should review all available information on non-surgical and surgical options in order to make an informed decision. For Important Safety Information, including surgical risks, indications, and considerations and contraindications for use, please also refer to Unless otherwise noted, all people depicted are models.

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