Dr. Robert Carey, M.D., Ph.D.
When: Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Where: Sarasota Memorial Hospital, 1700 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL. Park in Waldemere Garage. Meet In Main Lobby
How to get there:
1. From Sarasota: The Hospital is on US 41, 1700 South Tamiami Trail, North of Bee Ridge Road and South of Bahia Vista Street.
2. From Ft. Myers and Naples: Go North on I-75. Exit on Bee Ridge Road,
west toward Sarasota. Turn right (north) on I-41 (South Tamiami
Trail). The Hospital is on the Left Hand Side.
What: 11:30 am socialize; 12:00 noon lunch; 1:00 pm lecture by Dr. Carey; 2:00 pm robotic demonstration and tours.
Robert Carey is a clinical associate professor in the Florida State
University College of Medicine and a robotic surgeon at the Urology
Treatment Center of Sarasota, Florida State School of Medicine. A
frequent lecturer on urologic oncology and a consulting editor for the
Journal of Robotic Surgery, he trains other surgeons nationwide in the
use of the da Vinci robotic surgical system.
In 2006 he received first prize at the World Congress of Endourology for
his essay describing the direct, real-time temperature monitoring for
radiofrequency ablation of renal tumors. He is listed as a top surgeon
for urological surgery in the Guide to America's Top Surgeons.
Dr. Robert Carey received his M.D. degree at the Medical College of
Georgia. His residency training in surgery and urology, and a fellowship
in robotic surgery, laparoscopy, and endourology, were completed at the
University of Miami.
He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology. Previously he received a B.S. in chemistry and B.A. in
foreign languages at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Dr. Carey was awarded a National Institutes of Health Fellowship in the
Department of Chemistry at Harvard University, and he served as an
assistant professor at the Institute of Organic Chemistry at the
University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and at the University of Georgia.
He holds multiple patents for the automation of peptide and protein
synthesis, using robotic systems.
da Vinci All Stars (from left):
(Front row, from left): Matthew Perry, MD; Tracy Gapin, MD; Robert Carey, MD; Gerald Curtis, MD;
(Back row, from left): Atiq Rehman, MD; Gary Easterling, MD; Martin Beggs, MD; William Tingle, MD; G. Michael Swor, MD
Not shown: James Fiorica, MD; and Joseph Bilik, MD
Robotic Surgery at Sarasota Memorial Hospital
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