Laboratory for Percutaneous Surgery
Gabor Fichtinger received BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering, and Doctoral degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Budapest, Hungary, in 1986, 1988, and 1990, respectively. He has a balanced academic, industrial, and clinical background in the development and clinical inauguration of image-guided surgery and interventional navigation systems. His specialty is image-guided needle-placement procedures, primarily for cancer diagnosis and therapy and musculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Fichtinger is a Professor of Computer Science, with cross appointments in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Surgery and Pathology at Queen’s University, Canada, with adjunct appointments at the Johns Hopkins University, USA, Western University, Canada and the medical University of Vienna, Austria. Dr. Fichtinger holds a Cancer Ontario Research Chair in Cancer Imaging.