Third Annual Robotic Navigation Institute Meeting: Shaping the Future of Surgical Innovation

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  • March 11, 2024
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We are thrilled to announce the triumphant conclusion of the Third Annual Robotic Navigation Institute (RNI) Meeting, held against the vibrant and modern backdrop of Nashville, TN.

This year, the event brought together a diverse array of 52 esteemed surgeons, marking a significant milestone in the journey towards advancing the frontiers of robotic orthopaedic and neurosurgical applications.

The distinguished faculty for the 2024 RNI meeting featured leaders in the field, including Dr. Nicholas Theodore, Dr. Themi Protopsaltis, Dr. Virgilio Matheus, Dr. Brandon Carlson, Dr. Roland Kent, Dr. Andrew Manista, Dr. Arnold Vardiman, and Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein. Their collective expertise and dedication to advancing the field of robotic navigation surgery set the stage for a dynamic and enlightening event.


Throughout the two-day event, attendees were immersed in a variety of educational sessions, interactive workshops, and thought-provoking discussions centered around the latest advancements in robotic navigation technology. From practical case studies to cutting-edge research presentations, the agenda was meticulously curated to address key challenges, share best practices, and explore emerging trends shaping the field.

Highlights of the meeting included:

  • In-depth discussions on the clinical applications and benefits of robotic navigation in orthopaedic and neurosurgical applications
  • Hands-on workshops showcasing the latest innovations in robotic-assisted procedures and surgical techniques
  • Engaging panel discussions featuring expert insights on overcoming challenges and strategies for success in complex surgical scenarios
  • Interactive sessions focused on the role of data-driven research in advancing the field of robotic surgery and enhancing patient care
  • Welcome presentation
  • Dr Theodore
  • Dr Matheus presentation
  • Hat on ExcelsiusGPS
  • Dr Manista Presentation
  • Room setup tips presentation
  • Cowboy ExcelsiusGPS
  • Presentation


At its core, the RNI is driven by a singular purpose: to improve patient care and surgical outcomes by fostering a community of robotic orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons dedicated to collaboration, education, and innovation.

By providing a platform for open dialogue, knowledge exchange, and peer support, the RNI seeks to nurture the development of educational programs, research studies, and the next generation of leaders in robotic surgery.

Watch the video below to see what our surgeons have to say about how ExcelsiusGPS® changed the way they perform surgery!


We invite you to join us for another unforgettable gathering of surgical pioneers and thought leaders at RNI 2025. Together, let us continue to shape the future of robotic navigation surgery and redefine what is possible in patient care. We look forward to welcoming you in the year ahead!

Stay connected with us on social media for updates on RNI 2025 and beyond. Join the conversation and be a part of the journey towards transformative surgical innovation!