Zbigniew Nawrat

Zbigniew Nawrat

Zbigniew Nawrat

Scientist, inventor, teacher, visionary. Theoretical physicist by profession, doctorate in artificial heart, habilitation in surgical robotics, professor of the Heart Prostheses Institute of the Foundation for Cardiac Surgery Development (Professor Zbigniew Religa Foundation for Cardiac Surgery Development, www.frk.pl), assistant professor at the Department of Cardiac Surgery.

POLVAD heart support chambers designed by him have been saving patients for 25 years. He introduced and together with the team develops medical applications of virtual space technology and simulation methods for surgical operations. He is the father of the Robin Heart surgery robot. Pioneer of medical robotics.

He is the president of the International Society for Medical Robotics (www.medicalrobots.eu) and editor of the journal Medical Robotics Reports (www.medicalrobticsreports.com).

Nawrat is the creator and organizer of many conferences and workshops that have been held regularly for many years: BioMedTech Silesia, Medical Robots, Surgical Workshops, Confrontations www.konfrontacje.info.