Category: Pittsburgh CREATES

Engineers, Researchers, and Physicians Team Up to Advance Surgery in Pittsburgh

Dr. Duvvuri in Pittsburgh CREATES

Founded three years ago by the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh CREATES (Collaborative Research, Education, And Technology Enhancement in Surgery) is a state of- the-art Surgical Education and Surgical Innovation center housed on the first floor of Eye and Ear Institute.  CREATES was founded with guiding principle that for patients to have better surgical outcomes, surgery needed to be smarter not only in how it was performed but also in the instruments used during the procedure. The academic and research-oriented focus of the city, in combination with a burgeoning entrepreneurial culture, has given rise to multiple