Robotics in Head and Neck Surgery – Added Value or Just Another Toy?

Professor Gregory S Weinstein delivered his Semon Lecture in 2010. In his lecture he presented an in depth look at Transoral Robotic Surgery, from its creation to how it can be used in the treatment of HPV related to oropharyngeal carcinoma.


Dr Gregory Weinstein is an American surgeon, specialising in Head and Neck Surgery. An area that Weinstein has particularly pioneered, and also which formed the basis of his Semon Lecture, is Transoral Robotic Surgery. Since establishing a training programme for this technique, it has been rolled out in many countries internationally. He has also delivered a number of international lectures, written over 150 articles and two books, and been a founding member and President of the Society of Robotic Surgery.


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