Sunnyvale-based medical robotics company Intuitive Surgical’s board chairman, Lonnie Smith, calls for legal immigration status for foreigners educated in the U.S.
This winter, ABC’s “Private Practice” featured the da Vinci, a surgical robot made by Sunnyvale company Intuitive Surgical. Although ABC asked to use the product, companies pay more than a billion dollars each year for product placement.
Intuitive Surgical Inc., the Sunnyvale-based company that makes minimally invasive robotic surgical systems, surprised analysts this month by reporting fourth-quarter profits 56 percent above last year.
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Intuitive Surgical Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG), reported strong fourth-quarter results on January 21 with profit up 53 percent on increased demand for its da Vinci surgical robot systems and higher instruments and accessories sales. Intuitive, the leader in operative surgical robotics saw fourth-quarter net profits grow to $77.6 million, or $1.95 per share, from