Anup Gangavalli, MD, of OrthoVirginia, completed the first augmented reality spine surgery in Richmond, Va., the North Chesterfield-based practice said in a March 8 LinkedIn post.
He used Augmedics' Xvision system, which uses artificial intelligence and AR, to support surgeons. The system recently added new features and indications for cervical and iliosacral cases.
Dr. Gangavalli specializes in back, neck and trauma care. He recieved his medical degree from Stonybrook (New York) University Medical School and completed his residency at St Luke’s University Hospita in Bethlehem, Pa.