Founding members

Alfred Wei Chieh Kow
Senior Consultant Division of Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery National University of Singapore

"Holomedicine will revolutionalize how medical education & training and medical care will be delivered to patients in the future."

Publications:
Onco-fetal Reprogramming of Endothelial Cells Drives Immunosuppressive Macrophages in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Dr Andrew Makmur
Consultant Radiologist, Assistant Group Chief Technology Officer, National University Hospital of Singapore, National University Health System

"Holomedicine has the potential to improve physician productivity and medical treatment quality."

Publication:
CT volumetry for gastric carcinoma: association with TNM stage

Dr Andrew Lewington

flagDr Andrew Lewington

Consultant Renal Physician, Leeds Teaching Hospitals

"Holomedicine provided us with an opportunity to provide essential remote patient facing teaching to medical students during the pandemic."

 

Dr Avreen Shah
Consultant Urologist, Andrologist and Men's Health Expert

"HOLOMEDICINE BRINGS TECHNOLOGY WHICH MAKES THINGS EASIER FOR US SURGEONS TO KNOW THE ANATOMY BEFORE OPERATING."

Publications:
Assessment of PANC3 score in predicting severity of acute pancreatitis
 

Dr Colin Mark Brown
Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist and Chief Clinical Information Officer, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

"Holomedicine is an important new modality in supporting remote audiovisual connections, with holographic overlay capability. I am most interested in exploring new ways of connecting clinical care and designing new health and care pathways within a system."

 

Daniel B. Saleh
Head of Department Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Newcastle Hospitals Trust

"This is the opportunity to link healthcare delivery and education, without barriers, to build equity in healthcare for patients."

Publications:
Artificial Intelligence in plastic surgery: What is it? Where are we now? What is on the horizon?

Dr Darshan R. Bakshi
Co-Chief - Interventional Radiology, Clinical Assistant Professor - University of Calgary, Medical Director - Diagnostic Imaging Peter Lougheed Hospital Calgary Canada

"Holomedicine allows the operator to obtain an intuitive understanding of complex anatomical systems thus reducing cognitive overload during operations and  has the potential to truly democratize medicine!"

Publications:
Intra-Arterial and Intravenous Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasonography in Prostate Artery Embolization: A Case Series

David C. Rhew, M.D.
Global Chief Medical Officer and VP of Healthcare, Microsoft

"Holomedicine has the potential to dramatically expand access to high quality and affordable education, training, medical/surgical care across the globe."

Publications:

  1. The Essential Role of Technology in the Public Health Battle Against COVID-19
  2. 2018 Virtual Medicine Conference: David Rhew
David Seo

flagDavid Seo

Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Nicklaus Health
Dirk Neefs
Dentist in Ddcare and Bdent TedX Speaker, Belgium

"Holomedecine is important because it incorporates all the existing state of the art technologies in one device and it enables us to focus more on our work and dedicate more attention to our patients. At the same time it is the perfect tool to communicate with colleagues, medical staff and administration while working. It is the future."

Publications:
Vitamine D: De ontbrekende schakel in de osseointegrati

Prof Dr Dirk Weyhe
Director of University Hospital for Visceral Surgery at Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg; PIUS-Hospital, Oldenburg

"Holomedicine improves patient safety by optimizing the patient pathway from diagnosis, patient education, surgery planning, medical consultation, surgery performance including documentation through precise 3D visualization, improved information flow, and telemedicine."

Dr Duong Phuoc
Paediatric cardiology consultant at Alder Hey Children's Hospital

"Holomedicine allows access to uncharted knowledge and potentials, combine innovative young minds with the key to wealth of clinical experience and transporting of expertise to areas of the world in a way which has never been achieved."

Miss Ekpemi Irune
Consultant Laryngology, Head & Neck Surgeon, Cambridge

"Holomedicine facilitates the democratisation of access to high quality surgical training."

 

Elena Bonfiglioli
Managing Director, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Regional Leader EMEA, Microsoft

"Holomedicine is setting next generation standard and empowering health professionals with new tools that enhance precision, facilitate training and access to expertise.  It is a true enabler for the way medicine can transform and empower even better outcomes."

Publications:

  1. Empowering change: how mixed reality is driving the future of medicine
  2. Harnessing health data for better outcomes: a call to action
Elijah Zhengyang CAI

flagElijah Zhengyang CAI

Registrar, Division of Plastic Surgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University Hospital, Singapore

"Holomedicine enhances the surgeon’s ability to visualize anatomy, advancing the realm of image-guided surgery."

Publications:
Elijah Zhengyang Cai publications 

Prof Dr Frank Teuteberg

flagProf Dr Frank Teuteberg

Full Professor (Information Systems) / University of Osnabrück in Germany

"Holomedicine is important for improved anatomical orientation in 3D, faster and more precise diagnoses and documentation, and more resource efficient processes."

Publications:
Google Scholar Profile

Dr Gao Yujia
Director of Medicine, Science, and Technology at the Holomedicine Association; Associate Consultant, Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore

"Mixed Reality integration forms the next frontier in medical technology, and will revolutionize the way we practice medicine in the years to come. It is my privilege to be part of this revolution and in the continued research and development of Holomedicine."

Gernot Maximilian Kaiser, FACS, MD
Professor and Head of Department of General and Visceral Surgery at St. Bernhard Hospital in Kamp-Lintfort, Germany

"Holomedicine improves complex and also simple surgery."

Publications:
Research Gate Profile

Giuseppe E. Umana MD, MSc
Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Department of Neurosurgery, trauma and gamma-knife center Cannizzaro, Hospital Catania, Italy

"Holomedicine is a game changer for all aspects of medicine, from medical education, to patient care, informed consent, neuronavigation, simulation of novel devices and surgical planning."

Publication:
Multimodal simulation of a novel device for a safe and effective external ventricular drain placement

Prof Dr Ingo Stoffels
Senior Consultant, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Essen, Germany

"Holomedicine enables the surgeon intraoperatively to experience data and control connected systems more efficiently and ergonomically while encountering challenging surgical situations. The surgeon does not have to take his eyes off the patient and the surgical site, as the relevant data is superimposed in the field of view."

Publication:
Pubmed Publications

Jakub Własny
Mixed Reality Team Leader at apoQlar

"Imagine that all medical data becomes available at your fingertips, wherever you are, and whenever you need it, all in 3D and via a single device. This is Holomedicine and it's really something!"

 

James Macalister Kinross
Senior Lecturer in Surgery, Imperial College London

"Holomedicine is a global collaboration that will build new methods for innovation, validation and dissemination of mixed reality technologies, ensuring they have maximum clinical impact."

Publications:

  1. Precision gaming for health: Computer games as digital medicine
  2. A remote access mixed reality teaching ward round
Jamshid Ghajar MD PhD
Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Founder, SyncThink
Jeremy Nelson
Director, Extended Reality Initiative at the University of Michigan

Holomedicine is the future of medical education and it will create more engaged and innovative healthcare professionals.

Publications:
Academic Innovation

Joe Varrasso
Mixed Reality Strategic Partnerships – Microsoft EMEA

"Holomedicine has the potential to empower healthcare professionals to educate, collaborate and deliver improved accessibility and patient outcomes for all."

Dr. Kathrin von Usslar

flagDr. Kathrin von Usslar

ENT Consultant, CEO Voice Loft

"Holomedicine not only reforms medicine, it places the patient with his or her needs in a completely new center of medical care, without time, place and professional limitations."

 

Dr Keren Priyadarshini
Regional Business Lead, Worldwide Health, Microsoft Asia

 

 

Kerri-Lynn Primmer Morris
CTO, Healthcare, Life Sciences and Education, Microsoft US

"Holomedicine will empower the healthcare community to redefine the possible."

Dr Khoo Eng Tat
Senior Lecturer, Engineering Design and Innovation Centre, National University of Singapore

"Mixed Reality and AI will transform the future of medicine and healthcare."

Publication:
Real-time stereoscopic rendering of realistic avatar for interactive 3D telepresence system

Ng Kian Wei
Data Scientist, National University Health System (NUHS), Singapore

"Holomedicine allows for technological advances such as AI and analytics to be deployed and used in a real-time, interactive mixed-reality environment, which provides a more intuitive and seamless experience for both working medical professionals and students alike."

Professor Dr Lars Gerhard Grossterlinden

flagProfessor Dr Lars Gerhard Grossterlinden

Head of Department Centre of Orthopaedic trauma and spine surgery

"Holomedicine is the future!"

 

Liliana da Costa Duarte
Chief Regulatory Affairs Officer, ApoQlar

"Holomedicine brings a new dimension to the medical world and has an unmeasurable added value to achieve better patient outcomes."

 

Dr Marc-Angelo Bisotti
Senior Advisor at RPP Group; CSO ApoQlar; Director of Policy at the Holomedicine Association

"Holomedicine opens up a new world of medical advancement and will help reduce health inequalities."

Marcus Tan Chun Jin
Deputy Group Chief Technology Officer, Associate Consultant, National University Health System

"It offers a transformational upgrade in surgical planning and execution, medical education and patient experience."

Publications:
Blockchain Personal Health Records: Systematic Review

Prof Mark McGurk
Head & Neck Surgeon Director of the Head & Neck Academic Centre UCL

"It has the ability help to see through the skin and visualise disease beneath."

Publications:
Augmented reality visualization in head and neck surgery: an overview of recent findings in sentinel node biopsy and future perspectives

Mark S. Cohen MD, FSSO, FACS
Professor of Surgery, Pharmacology, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan

"Holomedicine is the future of medicine and will transform education, simulation, and clinical care delivery while breaking down barriers and creating global connections and access never before seen in our field. It’s an amazing time to be part of the holomedicine movement!"

Publications:

  1. Patient rounds: Ages-old care & learning concept gets technology upgrade, international collaboration
  2. Applying Extended Reality Technologies: Innovating Rounding and Educating, and Removing Barriers
  3. Six projects to be awarded Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prizes
Prof Mark W. Little
Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist, Radiology Research Lead, University Department of Radiology, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading, UK
Dr. Michael Wagner, PhD

flagDr. Michael Wagner, PhD

Medical University of Vienna, Comprehensive Center for Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

"Holomedicine will change the way we interact with patients and other colleagues and and allow for a more personalized medicine."

Publications:
Researcher Profile 

Dr Mohammad Shaheryar Furqan

flagDr Mohammad Shaheryar Furqan

Senior Research Fellow, Department of Biomedical Informatics (Surgery), National University of Singapore, Singapore

"Holomedicine is a cutting-edge research and innovation frontier that enables users to experience current reality in a more immersive and engaging manner."

 

Prof NGIAM Kee Yuan
Group Chief Technology Officer, Senior Consultant Thyroid and Endocrine Surgeon, National University Health System, Singapore

"Holomedicine is set to change surgery as we know it, providing unparalleled guidance through mixed reality holograms."

Publications:
Big data and machine learning algorithms for health-care delivery

Dr. Paramjot Kaur BDS, MDS
Founder, Mentor and Business Strategist, The League of Dentists

"Holomedicine is a much-needed phenomenon which has the ability to transform healthcare. It is the only solution that can not only bring in a great deal of certainty in treatment outcomes, but also revolutionise dental training and education. "

 

Robert L Hannan MD

flagRobert L Hannan MD

Cardiovascular Surgeon, The Heart Institute, NCHS Medical Director, Quality, NCHS
Dr Ryan K. Mathew
Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon, University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust; Academic Lead for Health, Centre for Immersive Technologies, University of Leeds

"Holomedicine facilitates the digital collaboration that is so important for better patient outcomes."

Publications:
Three principles for the progress of immersive technologies in healthcare training & education.

Sirko Pelzl
CEO ApoQlar; Chair of the Holomedicine Association

"Holomedicine is first and foremost about the future. It is about transforming medicine, and transforming society by driving patient access to world-class innovations. The Holomedicine Association will ensure its benefits are felt internationally."

Prof.Dr. Srivats Bharadwaj , BDS , MDS , FADI
Founder and Chief Mentor, The League of Dentists

"Holomedicine can facilitate real time communication between patients and health care providers anywhere, at any time. It will be the most required revolution in education and training of health care professionals, and it will make all aspects of healthcare accessible and precise. I am excited to be a founding member of the Holomedicine association."

Publications:

  1. Why India must integrate dentistry at the core of its healthcare initiatives
  2. Revisiting India's public healthcare policy in pandemic times
Dr Swati Jain

flagDr Swati Jain

Senior Resident, Division of Neurosurgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University Health System, Singapore

"Holomedicine will change the way we utilise neuroimaging in patient care, resident training and intra-operative navigation. Mixed reality will become a normality rather than a concept of the future for neurosurgical operations."

Publications:
Optimizing the onco-functional balance in supratentorial brain tumour surgery: A single institution’s initial experience with intraoperative cortico-subcortical mapping and monitoring in Singapore

Tadashi Funahashi

flagTadashi Funahashi

Chief Innovation Officer for Kaiser Permanente

"Healthcare transformation will leverage digital/virtual solutions to improve ease and convenience of care, augment clinical evaluation and diagnostic capabilities, and overall enhance the service and quality of care."

Publications:
Optimizing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Individualizing the Decision‐Making Process Using Data from the Kaiser Permanente ACLR Registry: 2018 OREF Award Paper

Thiam-Chye LIM, FRCS, FAMS (Plastic Surgery)
Senior Consultant & Head, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore

"Holomedicine advances the capability to spatially localise lesions in a clinical environment."

Publication:
NUS Profile

Todd Stallard
Sr. Vice President – North America ApoQlar

"It is rare that the future smashes into present, but that’s what has happened with Holomedicine! The apoQlar Holomedicine platform delivers meaningful collaboration, purposeful technology use and embraces emerging technologies for improved patient care and results. Welcome to the future of healthcare today!"

 

Prof Yeo Tseng Tsai

flagProf Yeo Tseng Tsai

Head & Senior Consultant, Division of Neurosurgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University Health System, Singapore

"I believe the use of mixed reality in neurosurgery will become commonplace and standard-of-care in the neurosurgery OR in the very near future. It is ideally suited for the specialty of neurosurgery in particular compared to other surgical disciplines."

Publications:
A novel method to determine the natural course of unruptured brain arteriovenous malformations without the need for follow-up information

Zsolt J. Balogh

flagZsolt J. Balogh

Professor of Surgery and Traumatology, University of Newcastle. Director of Trauma, John Hunter Hospital and Hunter New England Health

"Holomedicine is about to revolutionise how we teach, practice and advance medicine. It is like having an additional sense as clinician and an extra dimension in clarity."

Publication:
Welcome Associate Editor Zsolt Balogh

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