Virtual Incision, a member of Bio Nebraska, announced it has expanded its leadership team as it develops new market growth strategies for its MIRA Surgical System.
Press Release by Virtual Incision
Virtual Incision Corporation, a medical device company developing the world’s first miniaturized robotic-assisted surgery (RAS) system, today announced the appointment of global healthcare executive Piet Hinoul, MD, PhD, as chief medical officer (CMO). The company’s current CMO Dmitry Oleynikov, MD, FACS will take on the newly established role of chief surgeon, focusing on the research and development of new RAS technology. The expansion of the team strengthens Virtual Incision at a transformative point in its trajectory as it develops new market growth strategies for its MIRA Surgical System.
In addition to Dr. Oleynikov’s current role as the chair of the Department of Surgery at Monmouth Medical Center, he will continue to support Virtual Incision’s efforts in the area of robotic-assisted minimally invasive general surgery under his new role as chief surgeon. He has contributed to over 200 peer-reviewed articles, 250 abstract presentations, 11 issued patents, and 42 patent applications in the area of surgical robotics and surgical outcomes research. He was a critical stakeholder in the development of the MIRA Surgical System alongside Shane Farritor, MS, PhD, co-founder and chief technology officer of Virtual Incision.
“During Dr. Oleynikov’s tenure as CMO, we have evolved into a mature company with a miniaturized system that has the potential to impact millions of patients,” said John Murphy, president and chief executive officer of Virtual Incision. “We’re thankful for his continued contributions to Virtual Incision and his dedication to helping make MIRA a reality.”