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Szotek_Paul, MD.Dr. Szotek is a Board Certified General Surgeon specializing in complex hernia repair. As Medical Director of the newly founded Indiana Hernia Center, Dr. Szotek is developing an innovative new web based multidisciplinary practice model with disruptive potential. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Szotek performed the first surgery in Indiana utilizing Google Glass technology to guide removal of an anterior abdominal wall tumor and is currently working to develop telementoring, augmented reality, and virtual reality applications in surgery. On April 12, 2016 he performed the world’s first transcontinental live stream virtual reality hernia repair surgery from Putnam County Hospital in Greencastle, IN to Brisbane, Australia. Dr. Szotek graduated with a B.S. degree from IU Bloomington, a degree in Medicine and his residency training from IU School of Medicine, a stem cell research fellowship in Boston at Massachusetts General Hospital, and is currently working on his MBA at the IU Kelley School of Business. He resides in Carmel, IN with his wife (Sarah) and 2 boys (Carson 10 & Cooper 8) and enjoys cycling.

Dr. Paul Szotek with Indiana Hernia Center sees patients in the 3rd Floor Outpatient Specialty Clinic located inside Putnam County Hospital in Greencastle, Indiana.

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Dr. Paul Szotek talks about using the Xpert Eye Smart Glass solution in various aspects of general surgery, including mentoring, teaching, reliability concerns, developing care team skill sets and improving 
patients’ outcomes.

See how IU School of Medicine Associate Professor, IU Health General Surgeon Paul Szotek is using Google Glass in surgery and medical education.

Full Story:… Dr. Paul Szotek shows WTIU reporter Alex Dierckman how to intubate a patient with the help of Google Glass.