Robert Is the Inventor/Founder for Fifth Arm Surgical. He has 23 years’ experience in the Surgical theater. Robert started as a Surgical technologist progressing to the Registered Nurse First Assistant role. He currently First Assists as an independent practitioner. He enjoys assisting all types of surgery, most recently specializing in advanced Robotic assisted Laparoscopy.
Robert has worked with different surgeons with different styles/techniques and provided assistance in many kinds of surgeries from brain to toes. Moreover, Robert has been “scrubbed in” most of his career and his experience in laparoscopic and robotic surgeries gives him a unique position to recognize issues, frustration and potential problems.
Furthermore, Robert strives to find solutions to create the best environment for better and safer surgeries.
Robert’s breath of work, his connections in the surgical field, and his inquisitive mind enable him to identify opportunities: the first one being the Novell Suction device.
With robotic surgery increasing rapidly in the US and the world, Robert is already developing new ideas to be used in the Surgical Suites worldwide.
Dr. Coons is a urologist who specializes in advanced robotic surgeries in Colorado Springs. He trained with some of the world's experts in robotic and laparoscopic surgery at Vanderbilt and Indiana University. He has more than 17 years of diverse robotic and urologic procedural experience and has served on multiple medical advisory boards. Dr. Coons has worked with Mr. Novell for years and has an interest in the solutions being brought to market by Fifth Arm.
A Robotic KOL Highly respected with 23 years of experience, Jenn is a RN and First Assistant with deep expertise in robotic surgical procedures. Jenn is a colleague of Mr. Novell and has been discussing Novell Suction throughout early development and will be sharing her expertise and technical insights to help Fifth Arm Surgical bring Novell Suction to market, ensuring a quality product that will solve visibility challenges.