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DAn Stoianovici, Ph.D. Dan Stoianovici, Ph. D.
Professor
Urology, Mechanical Engineering, Neurosurgery

Johns Hopkins University
Director, Urology Robotics Program
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Email:dss@jhu.edu
         

Dr. Stoianovici is Professor of Urology, Mechanical Engineering, and Neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins University. He is the Director of the Urology Robotics Program and teaches Computer Aided Design.

His specialty is surgical robotics in particular robotic hardware. His research is focused on the design, manufacturing, and control of robots for direct image-guided intervention (DIGI). His research is experimentally oriented including extensive hands-on expertise in computer-controlled manufacturing and software development for image-guided navigation. He developed numerous robotic systems and medical devices. His bibliography includes numerous articles, presentations, and patens of invention. His inventions include a novel backlash-free rotary transmission (Ball Worm), a pneumatic stepper motor (PneuStep), and a fully actuated MRI-stealth robot (MrBot).

Dr. Stoianovici serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Endourology, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Aided Surgery, Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies, is the Executive Director of the Engineering & Urology Society, and serves on National Institute of Health study sections.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING


1983 Baccalaureate National College Fratii Buzesti
Craiova 1100, Romania
Mathematics and Physics
1990 M.S.
(with honors)
University of Craiova
School of Engineering
Craiova 1100, Romania
Mechanical Engineering
1996 Ph.D. Southern Methodist University
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Dallas, TX 75275
Mechanical Engineering
1998 Research Fellowship Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD 21287
Urology Research

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

July, 1990 - Sept, 1990 Engineer ITMA., Craiova 1100, Romania
Sept, 1990 - August, 1992 Assistant Professor University of Craiova
School of Engineering
Craiova 1100, Romania
August, 1992 - May, 1996 Teaching and Research Assistant Southern Methodist University
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Dallas, TX 75275
July, 1997 - June 1998 Lecturer Johns Hopkins University
Whiting School of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Department
Baltimore, MD 21218
July, 1998 - June 1999 Instructor
(joint appointment in ME)
Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine
Department of Urology
Baltimore, MD 21287
July, 1999 – Sept, 2003 Assistant Professor of Urology
(joint appointment in ME)
Johns Hopkins University,
School of Medicine
Department of Urology
Baltimore, MD 21287
Oct, 2003 – 2009 Associate Professor of Urology
(joint appointment in ME)

Johns Hopkins University,
School of Medicine
Department of Urology
Baltimore, MD 21287
2009 –                                 Professor Johns Hopkins University,
School of Medicine
Departments of Urology,
Mechanical Engineering,
Neurosurgery

AWARDS

    1992    Teaching and Research Assistantship with full PhD tuition support, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
    1994    Outstanding Graduate Student Award: Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
    1995    Best Newcomer Robot: FIRST National Robotic Championship, Manchester, NH
    1997    Best Paper Award: Force & Torque Control, American Control Conference, Albuquerque, NM
    2002    The Gene Haas Foundation Award for Education in Manufacturing, Oxnard, CA
    2003    Kennametal Technical Education Award in Machining Technology
    2005    Technology Fellowship Award for Mentorship, Teaching, and Education, Johns Hopkins University.
    2005    Johns Hopkins Alliance for Science and Technology Award, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    2006    Research Award, Prostate Cancer Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
    2006    Best Paper Award: Engineering and Urology Society, “MRI-Guided Robot for Prostate Brachytherapy”.
    2006    David H. Koch Award for Treatments and Cure of Recurrent Prostate Cancer, Wichita, KS.
    2007    Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Award, Baltimore, MD.
    2008    Best Paper Award: IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics Journal: “A New Type of Motor:                                                  Pneumatic Step Motor".
    2009    Best Paper Award: Engineering and Urology Society, “Tandem-Robot Assisted Laparoscopic                                                      Radical Prostatectomy: Clinical Feasibility Study for Neurovascular Bundle Visualization”.
    2010    Outstanding Paper Award: Engineering and Urology Society, "Partial Volume Artifact on Prostate                                                Ultrasound Imaging".
    2012    Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Award, Baltimore, MD.
    2012    Outstanding Paper Award: Engineering and Urology Society, “Robot-Assisted Direct MRI-Targeted Transrectal Prostate Biopsy”, Atlanta, GA.

PUBLICATIONS

 Free Access to abstracts at PubMed

1.
Stoianovici D, Cadeddu JA, Demaree RD, Basile SA, Taylor RH, Whitcomb LL, Sharpe WN, Kavoussi LR: An efficient needle injection technique and radiological guidance method for percutaneous procedures. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 1997; Vol.1205 pp.295-298.

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Cadeddu JA, Stoianovici D, Chen RN, Moore RG, Kavoussi LR: Stereotactic mechanical percutaneous renal access. Journal of Endourology. Apr 1998; Vol.12(2) pp.121-125.

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Stoianovici D, Whitcomb LL, Anderson JH, Taylor RH, Kavoussi LR: A modular surgical robotic system for image guided percutaneous procedures. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 1998; Vol.1496 pp.404-410.

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Taylor R, Jensen P, Whitcomb L, Barnes A, Kumar R, Stoianovici D, Gupta P, Wang ZX, deJuan E, Kavoussi L: A steady-hand robotic system for microsurgical augmentation. International Journal of Robotics Research. DEC 1999; Vol.18(12) pp.1201-1210.

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Stoianovici D: Robotic surgery. World Journal of Urology. Sep 2000; Vol.18(4) pp.289-295.

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Patriciu A, Stoianovici D, Whitcomb LL, Jarrett T, Mazilu D, Stanimir A, Iordachita I, Anderson J, Taylor R, Kavoussi LR: Motion-based robotic instrument targeting under C-Arm fluoroscopy. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 2000; Vol.1935 pp.988-998.

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Goldberg RP, Mazilu D, Taylor RH, Stoianovici D: A Modular Robotic System for Ultrasound Image Acquisition. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 2001; Vol.2208 pp.1430-1432.

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Hernandez DJ, Sinkov VA, Roberts WW, Allaf ME, Patriciu A, Jarrett TW, Kavoussi LR, Stoianovici D: Measurement of bio-impedance with a smart needle to confirm percutaneous kidney access. Journal of Urology. Oct 2001; Vol.166(4) pp.1520-1523.

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Masamune K, Fichtinger G, Patriciu A, Susil RC, Taylor RH, Kavoussi LR, Anderson JH, Sakuma I, Dohi T, Stoianovici D: System for robotically assisted percutaneous procedures with computed tomography guidance. Computer Aided Surgery. 2001; Vol.6(6) pp.370-383.

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Patriciu A, Solomon S, Kavoussi LR, Stoianovici D: Robotic Kidney and Spine Percutaneous Procedures Using a New Laser-Based CT Registration Method. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 2001; Vol.2208 pp.249-258.

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Stoianovici D: URobotics - Urology Robotics at Johns Hopkins. Computer Aided Surgery. 2001; Vol.6(6) pp.360-369.

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Roberts WW, Fugita OE, Kavoussi LR, Stoianovici D, Solomon SB: Measurement of needle-tip bioimpedance to facilitate percutaneous access of the urinary and biliary systems. Investigational Radiology. Feb 2002; Vol.37(2) pp.91-94.

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Cleary K, Clifford M, Stoianovici D, Freedman M, Mun SK, Watson V: Technology improvements for image-guided and minimally invasive spine procedures. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine. Dec 2002; Vol.6(4) pp.249-261.

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Cleary K, Stoianovici D, Patriciu A, Mazilu D, Lindisch D, Watson V: Robotically assisted nerve and facet blocks: a cadaveric study. Academic Radiology. Jul 2002; Vol.9(7) pp.821-825.

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Fichtinger G, DeWeese TL, Patriciu A, Tanacs A, Mazilu D, Anderson JH, Masamune K, Taylor RH, Stoianovici D: System for robotically assisted prostate biopsy and therapy with intraoperative CT guidance. Academic Radiology. Jan 2002; Vol.9(1) pp.60-74.

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Solomon SB, Patriciu A, Bohlman ME, Kavoussi LR, Stoianovici D: Robotically Driven Interventions: A Method of Using CT Fluoroscopy without Radiation Exposure to the Physician. Radiology. Oct 2002; Vol.225(1) pp.277-282.

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Stoianovici D: Robotics: Revolutionizing Urologic Surgery. Contemporary Urology, Oct 2002; pp.58-68.

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Su LM, Stoianovici D, Jarrett TW, Patriciu A, Roberts WW, Cadeddu JA, Ramakumar S, Solomon SB, Kavoussi LR: Robotic percutaneous access to the kidney: comparison with standard manual access. Journal of Endourology. Sep 2002; Vol.16(7) pp.471-475.

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Bove P, Stoianovici D, Micali S, Patriciu A, Grassi N, Jarrett TW, Vespasiani G, Kavoussi LR: Is telesurgery a new reality? Our experience with laparoscopic and percutaneous procedures. Journal of Endourology. Apr 2003; Vol.17(3) pp.137-142.

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Netto R, N., Jr., Mitre AI, Lima SV, Fugita OE, Lima ML, Stoianovici D, Patriciu A, Kavoussi LR: Telementoring between Brazil and the United States: Initial Experience. Journal of Endourology. May 2003; Vol.17(4) pp.217-220.
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Patriciu A, Mazilu D, Petrisor D, Kavoussi LR, Stoianovici D: Automatic Targeting Method and Accuracy Study in Robot Assisted Needle Procedures. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 2003; Vol.1 pp.124-131.

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Stoianovici D, Cleary K, Patriciu A, Mazilu D, Stanimir A, Craciunoiu N, Watson V, Kavoussi LR: AcuBot: A Robot for Radiological Interventions. IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation. Oct 2003; Vol.19(5) pp.926-930.

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Taylor RH, Stoianovici D: Medical robotics in computer-integrated surgery. IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation. Oct 2003; Vol.19(5) pp.765-781.

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Cleary K, Watson V, Lindisch D, Taylor R, Fichtinger G, Xu S, White C, Donlon J, Taylor M, Patriciu A, Mazilu D, Stoianovici D: Precision Placement of Instruments for Minimally Invasive Procedures Using a "Needle Driver" Robot. International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. 15 January 2005; Vol.1(2) pp. 40-47.

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Cleary K, Zigmundb B, Banovaca F, Whitec C, Stoianovici D: Robotically assisted lung biopsy under CT fluoroscopy: lung cancer screening and phantom study. Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. 2005; pp. 740-745.

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Stoianovici D: Multi-Imager Compatible Actuation Principles in Surgical Robotics. International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. 15 January 2005; Vol.1(2) pp.86-100.

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Varkarakis IM, Rais-Bahrami S, Kavoussi LR, Stoianovici D: Robotic surgery and telesurgery in urology. Urology. May 2005; Vol.65(5) pp.840-846.

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Patriciu A, Challacombe B, Dasgupta P, Kavoussi L, Stoianovici D: Robotic Telementoring/Telesurgical System and Randomized Evaluation Study. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2005. Proceedings of the 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE. 2005; pp.2167-2170.

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Patriciu A, Awad M, Solomon SB, Choti M, Mazilu D, Kavoussi L, Stoianovici D: Robotic assisted radio-frequency ablation of liver tumors--randomized patient study. Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention. LNCS-3750. 2005; Vol.8 (Pt 2) pp.526-533; PMCID:16686000.

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Solomon SB, Patriciu A, Stoianovici DS: Tumor ablation treatment planning coupled to robotic implementation: a feasibility study. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. May 2006; Vol.17(5) pp.903-907.

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Mazilu D, Patriciu A, Gruionu L, McAllister M, Ong A, Ellison L, Frimberger D, Fugita O, Kavoussi L, Stoianovici D: Synthetic Torso for Training and Evaluation of Urologic Laparoscopic Skills. Journal of Endourology. May 2006; Vol.20(5) pp.340-345.

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Muntener M, Ursu D, Patriciu A, Petrisor D, Stoianovici D: Robotic Prostate Surgery. Expert Review of Medical Devices. Sep 2006; Vol.3(5) pp.575-584.

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Patriciu A, Mazilu D, Bagga H, Petrisor D, Kavoussi L, Stoianovici D: An evaluation method for the mechanical performance of guide-wires and catheters in accessing the upper urinary tract. Medical Engineering and Physics. Oct 24 2006; Vol.29(8) pp.918-922.

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Challacombe B, Kavoussi L, Patriciu A, Stoianovici D, Dasgupta P: Technology insight: telementoring and telesurgery in urology. Nature - Clinical Practice Urology. Nov 2006; Vol.3(11) pp.611-617.

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Cleary K, Melzer A, Watson V, Kronreif G, Stoianovici D: Interventional Robotic Systems: Applications and Technology State-of-the-Art. Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies. 2006; Vol.15(2) pp.101-113.

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Fichtinger G, Burdette EC, Tanacs A, Patriciu A, Mazilu D, Whitcomb LL, Stoianovici D: Robotically assisted prostate brachytherapy with transrectal ultrasound guidance - Phantom experiments. Brachytherapy. Jan-Mar 2006; Vol.5(1) pp.14-26. PMCID:16563993

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Muntener M, Patriciu A, Petrisor D, Mazilu D, Kavoussi L, Cleary K, Stoianovici D: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Compatible Robotic System for Fully Automated Brachytherapy Seed Placement. Urology. Dec 2006; Vol.68(6) pp.1313-1317.

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2008 BEST PAPER AWARD - IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics Journal
Stoianovici D, Patriciu A, Mazilu D, Petrisor D, Kavoussi L: A New Type of Motor: Pneumatic Step Motor. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. Feb 2007; Vol.12(1) pp.98-106. PMCID:21528106

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Stoianovici D: Image-Guided Intervention for Prostate Cancer. The Johns Hopkins Bulletins - Prostate, March 23, 2007; pp.43-46.

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Patriciu A, Petrisor D, Muntener M, Mazilu D, Schar M, Stoianovici D: Automatic Brachytherapy Seed Placement under MRI Guidance. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. Aug 2007; Vol.54(8) pp.1499-1506.

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Stoianovici D, Song D, Petrisor D, Ursu D, Mazilu D, Muntener M, Schar M, Patriciu A: “MRI Stealth” Robot for Prostate Interventions. Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies. 2007; Vol.16(4) pp.241-248. Movie1 [495Kb], Movie2 [1.58Mb], Movie3 [1.41Mb]

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Stoianovici D: The Future of Surgical Technology. The Johns Hopkins Bulletins - Prostate, Sep 21, 2007; pp.18-24.

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Muntener M, Patriciu A, Petrisor D, Schar M, Ursu D, Song D, Stoianovici D: Transperineal prostate intervention: robot for fully automated MR imaging--system description and proof of principle in a canine model. Radiology. May 2008; Vol.247(2) pp.543-549.

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Shah S, Kapoor A, Ding J, Guion P, Petrisor D, Karanian J, Pritchard W, Stoianovici D, Wood B, Cleary K: Robotically Assisted Needle Driver: Evaluation of Safety Release, Force Profiles, and Needle Spin in a Swine Abdominal Model. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. May 21 2008.

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Macura KJ, Stoianovici D: Advancements in magnetic resonance-guided robotic interventions in the prostate. Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Dec 2008; Vol.19(6) pp.297-304.

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Ding J, Stoianovici D, Petrisor D, Mozer P, Avila R, Ibanez L, Turner W, Yankelvitz D, Wilson E, Banovac F, Cleary K: Medical needle steering for lung biopsy: Experimental results in tissue phantoms using a robotic needle driver. IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering. 2008.

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Mozer P, Troccaz J, Stoianovici D: Urologic robots and future directions, Current Opinion in Urology. Jan 2009; Vol.19(1) pp.114-119.

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Mozer P, Partin AW, Stoianovici D: Robotic Image-Guided Needle Interventions of the Prostate, Reviews in Urology Winter 2009; Vol.11(1) pp.7-15.

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Adam Cunha J, Hsu IC, Pouliot J, Roach Iii M, Shinohara K, Kurhanewicz J, Reed G, Stoianovici D: Toward adaptive stereotactic robotic brachytherapy for prostate cancer: demonstration of an adaptive workflow incorporating inverse planning and an MR stealth robot, Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies. Aug 2010; Vol.19(4) pp.189-202.

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Pollock R, Mozer P, Guzzo TJ, Marx J, Matlaga B, Petrisor D, Vigaru B, Badaan S, Stoianovici D, Allaf ME: Prospects in percutaneous ablative targeting: comparison of a computer-assisted navigation system and the AcuBot Robotic System, Journal of Endourology. Aug 2010; Vol.24(8) pp.1269-1272.

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Han M, Kim C, Mozer P, Schäfer F, Badaan S, Vigaru B, Tseng K, Petrisor D, Trock B, Stoianovici D: Tandem-robot Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy to Improve the Neurovascular Bundle Visualization: A Feasibility Study, Urology. Feb 2011; Vol.77(2) pp.502-506. PMCID:21067797

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Badaan S, Petrisor D, Kim C, Mozer P, Mazilu D, Gruionu L, Patriciu A, Cleary K, Stoianovici D: Does Needle Rotation Improve Lesion Targeting?, International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. Jun 2011; Vol.7(2) pp.138-147. PMCID:PMC3100373. Movie [7.1Mb]

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Bonekamp D, Jacobs MA, El-Khouli R, Stoianovici D, Macura KJ: Advancements in MR imaging of the prostate: from diagnosis to interventions, Radiographics. May-Jun 2011; Vol.31(3) pp.677-703.

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Stoianovici D: Technology Advances for Prostate Biopsy and Needle Therapies, Journal of Urology. Editorial. Oct 2012; Vol.188(4) pp.1074-1075. PMCID:22901579

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Badaan S, Stoianovici D: Robotic Systems: Past, Present and Future, In: Hemal AK, Menon M, eds. Robotics in Genitourinary Surgery. 1st ed Springer, ISBN 978-1-84882-113-2; 2011 pp.655-665

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Han M, Chang D, Kim C, Lee BJ, Zuo Y, Kim HJ, Petrisor D, Trock B, Partin AW, Rodriguez R, Carter HB, Allaf M, Kim J, Stoianovici D: Geometric Evaluation of Systematic Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Prostate Biopsy, Journal of Urology. Dec 2012; Vol.188(6) pp.2404-2409. PMCID:23088974.

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Stoianovici D, Kim C, Schäfer F, Huang C-M, Zuo Y, Petrisor D, Han M: Endocavity Ultrasound Probe Manipulators, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. Jun 2013; Vol.18(3) pp.914-921; (ISI:000321010000010) PMCID:24795525

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Kim C, Chang D, Petrisor D, Chirikjian G, Han M, Stoianovici D: Ultrasound probe and needle-guide calibration for robotic ultrasound scanning and needle targeting, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. Jun 2013; Vol.60(6) pp.1728-1734. PMCID:23358940

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Garg A, Siauw T, Berenson D, Cunha JAM, Hsu IC, Pouliot J, Stoianovici D, Goldberg K: Robot-Guided Open-Loop Insertion of Skew-Line Needle Arrangements for High Dose Rate Brachytherapy, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering. Oct 2013; Vol.10(4) pp.948-956. ISI:000325681600013

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Srimathveeravalli G, Kim C, Petrisor D, Ezell P, Coleman J, Hricak H, Solomon SB, Stoianovici D: MRI-Safe Robot for Targeted Transrectal Prostate Biopsy: Animal Experiments, British Journal of Urology International. Oct 10, 2013; PMCID:24118992

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Stoianovici D, Kim C, Srimathveeravalli G, Sebrecht P, Petrisor D, Coleman J, Solomon S, Hricak H: MRI-Safe Robot for Transrectal Prostate Biopsy, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 2014; (99) pp. ahead of print

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Kaye DR, Stoianovici D, Han M: Robotic ultrasound and needle guidance for prostate cancer management: review of the contemporary literature, Current Opinion in Urology. Jan 2014; Vol.24(1) pp.75-80; PMCID:24257431

PATENTS

ISSUED:

1.
Stoianovici D, Kavoussi L, Allaf M, Jackman S: Surgical needle probe for electrical impedance measurements. USA Patent 6,337,994 (C03375) Jan 8, 2002


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Stoianovici D, Kavoussi L, Whitcomb L, Taylor R, Cadeddu J, Demaree R, Basile S: Friction Transmission with Axial Loading and a Radiolucent Surgical Needle Driver. USA Patent 6,400,979 (C03171) June 4, 2002

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Stoianovici D, Wyrebek K, Mazilu D, Whitcomb L: Medical Imaging Environment Compatible Positioning Arm. USA Patent 6,857,609 (C04166) Feb 22, 2005

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Stoianovici D, Patriciu A, Kavoussi L: System and Method for Robot Targeting under Fluoroscopy Based on Image Servoing. USA Patent 7,008,373 (C03888) Mar 7, 2006

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Stoianovici D, Whitcomb L, Mazilu D, Taylor R, Kavoussi L: Remote Center of Motion Robotic System and Method. USA Patent 7,021,173 (C03980) Apr 4, 2006

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Stoianovici D, Kavoussi L: Ball-Worm Transmission. USA Patent 7,051,610 (C03512) May 30, 2006

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Stoianovici D, Kavoussi L: Planetary - Harmonic Motor. USA Patent 7,086,309 (C01736) Aug 8, 2006


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Stoianovici D, Kavoussi L: Planetary Motor. USA Patent 7,247,116 (C04783) Jul 24, 2007.

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Stoianovici D, Patriciu A, Kavoussi L, Fichtinger G: System and Method for Laser Based Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Registration. USA Patent 7,477,927 (C03863) Jan 13, 2009.

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Stoianovici D, Fichtinger G, Wiard R, Iordachita I, Whitcomb L, Taylor R: Controllable Motorized Device for Percutaneous Needle Placement in Soft Tissue Target and Methods and Systems Related Thereto. USA Patent 7,494,494 (C03752), Feb 24, 2009.

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Stoianovici D, Mazilu D, Kavoussi L: Robot for Computed Tomography Interventions. USA Patent 07,822,466 (C04032), Oct 26, 2010.

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Stoianovici D, Patriciu A, Mazilu D, Petrisor D, Kavoussi L: Pneumatic Stepper Motor. USA Patent 08,061,262 (C04783), Nov 22, 2011.

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Stoianovici D, Mazilu D, Patriciu A, Kavoussi L: Device and Method for Medical Training and Evaluation. USA Patent 8,403,675 (C04418), Mar 26, 2013.

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PUBLISHED APPLICATIONS:

1.
Stoianovici D, Patriciu A, Mazilu D, Petrisor D, Kavoussi L: Multi-Imager Compatible Robot for Image-Guided Interventions and Fully Automated Brachytherapy Seed Injector. USA Patent App. 2010/0041938 (C04870) Feb 18, 2010.


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Stoianovici D, Petrisor D, Patriciu A, Mazilu D, Gruionu L: Rotating Needle Driver and Apparatuses and Methods Related Thereto. 2010/0234856A1 (C10209), Sep 16, 2010.


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Wolinsky J-P, Stoianovici D: Vertebral Body Reduction Instrument and Methods Related Thereto. 2010/0274252 A1 (C10608), Oct 28, 2010.


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Stoianovici D, Petrisor D, Schäfer F, Kim C, Han M: Remote Center of Motion Robot for Medical Image Scanning and Image-Guided Targeting. 2012/065058 A3 (C11305) Aug 2, 2012.

WIPO

5.
Stoianovici D, Han M, Petrisor D, Kim C: Cohesive Robot-Ultrasound Probe for Prostate Biopsy. 2013/155156 A1 (C11934) Apr 10, 2012.

Google

PROVISIONAL:

1.
Stoianovici D, Petrisor D, Kim C, Sebrecht P: MRI-Safe Robot for Transrectal Prostate Biopsy. ROI (C12100), 2012.
2.
Chowdhury W, Castanares M, Rodriguez R, Neuman B, Petrisor D, Decker R, Stoianovici D: Generating a high energy light source of specific wavelength(s) for the purpose of medical and animal imaging. ROI (C12358), 2013.
3.
Wolinsky J-P, Stoianovici D: Vertebral Osteotomy Saw Guide. ROI (C12683), 2013.

 

EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

Sep 2001 – present

Section Editor

Journal of Endourology

Jun 2004 – present

Associate Editor

Int. J. of Medical Robotics and Computer Aided Surgery

Jun 2006 – 2013

Consulting Editor

Journal of Robotic Surgery

Dec 2007 – present

Editor

Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies

Dec 2007 – Jul 2011

Editor

Journal of Robotics

Dec 2008 – present

Technical Editor

IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics

2010 – 2011

Lead Guest Editor
Focused Section

Surgical and Interventional Medical Devices
IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics.

Aug 2012– present

Consulting Editor

British Journal of Urology International (BJUI)

May 2013– present

Associate Editor

IEEE Access

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES

2001 – 2002    Member, NSF, NATO Postdoctoral Fellowships in Science and Engineering Committee
2001 – 2002    Reviewer, United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command / CDMRP, PCRP.
2006 –             Member, American Urological Association, Research Scholar Review Committee
2006 – 2008    Member, Study Sections, NIH, Medical Imaging, Cancer Imaging
2008 –             Member, Study Sections, NIH, Biomedical Imaging Technology

 

MEMBERSHIP

    1993 –                         Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
    1996 –                         Affiliate Member, American Urological Association
    1997 –                         Member, International Society for Computer Aided Surgery
    1997 –                         Member, Engineering & Urology Society
    1998 –                         Member, Endourology Society
    2006 –                         Member, Society for Medical Innovation and Technology

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