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Virtual Incision Corp

ROBOT-ASSISTED SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIES -- Virtual Incision is developing a first-of-its-kind, miniaturized robot for general surgery abdominal procedures.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Lincoln, NE, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2006
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Virtual Incision Corporation is a privately-held medical device company focused on developing an advanced, miniaturized robot for general surgery abdominal procedures, such as colon resections.

Founded in 2006 by Dr. Dmitry Oleynikov and Dr. Shane Farritor, the company, now with 90+ foundational patents/applications, is a spin-out of the University of Nebraska. John Murphy joined Virtual Incision in 2012 and is based in Pleasanton, California.


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    Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

    Dr. Shane Farritor holds a doctorate and master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and is currently a faculty member at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Prior to his work at the university, Shane studied at the Kennedy Space Center, Goddard Space Flight Center, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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    Dmitry Oleynikov
    Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer

    Dr. Dmitry Oleynikov is a general surgeon, advanced laparoscopic surgeon, robotic MIS surgeon, and professor of surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha. He serves as the director of UNMC’s Center for Advanced Surgical Technology and is a board member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons.

  • A global medical technology and health sciences executive, John Murphy has held leadership roles in large public companies, middle-market private equity businesses, and venture capital environments over the past 20 years. He holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in computer science and a MBA in international finance. John currently serves as the independent director of NeuWave Medical.


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    Sherri Rotert

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