MEDICAL MINDS: Dr. Ivar Mendez        

In June, 2013, renowned Neurosurgeon-Scientist, Dr. Ivar Mendez, joined the University of Saskatchewan and Saskatoon Health Region as the Fred H. Wigmore Professor and Unified Head of Surgery, Department of Surgery. Read more about the introduction of Dr. Mendez by the Saskatoon Health Region and in his brief biography on the University of Saskatchewan website.

In 2014, the Saskatoon Health Region and University of Saskatchewan introduced "Patrick", the latest and most advanced medical robot technology used by Dr. Mendez. Read the Newsrelease for more informationCBC also did a feature on the introduction of Patrick as did CTV .

Most recently, Dr. Mendez was profiled in a CBC feature on the use of robotics in health care.

Dr. Mendez also gave a compelling talk at TEDx Toronto in 2013. 

Dr. Mendez is the Chairman of the Ivar Mendez International Foundation and is a celebrated artist









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