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Vantage Surgical Systems Inc.

Vantage builds visualization systems for laparoscopic surgery to help surgeons see with an unprecedented level of clarity and guidance.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Pasadena, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Vantage brings the superior intuitive visualization experience of robotic surgery to “any” operating room at a fraction of the cost of “any” existing system, enabling a quantum leap in visualization quality, ergonomics and cost. The company addresses the high-volume laparoscopic procedures with an innovative "disposable" component - unlike other capital equipment based approaches. Target customers are outpatient surgery centers worldwide.


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    Vacit Arat
    President & CEO

    Mr. Arat has pioneered leading-edge technology solutions for over 25 years. Most recently he was the CEO of Microfabrica, a VC-funded manufacturer of micro-machines for minimally invasive surgery. Prior to that, he held various management positions in the semiconductor industry. Arat holds a BSEE from the U of Birmingham, U.K., and a MSEE from the U of Houston. Arat has 12 issued patents and 28 applications.

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    Jason Wilson

    Dr. Wilson brings Vantage a compelling mix of expertise in medical robotics, computer vision, mechatronics and signal processing. He joined Vantage from UCLA where he received his BSME, MSEE and PhD ME degrees. He was the first engineer working on the Vantage projects along with Drs. Steven Schwartz and Jean-Pierre Hubschman while creating an “Intraocular Robotic Interventional Surgical System”.


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    Alan Mendelson, Latham & Watkins

Previous Investors

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    Private Angel & 4 members of the BoD (3 of which are surgeons)