• The Surgical Innovation Center is currently directed by Janani S. Reisenauer, M.D., a thoracic surgeon and interventional pulmonologist and vice chair of Innovation within the Department of Surgery at Mayo Clinic.

    Dr. Reisenauer's research interests include:

    • Minimally invasive diagnostics and therapeutics to better facilitate patient care and treatment outcomes in lung cancer
    • Evolution of digital surgery both within the operating room and surrounding a surgical patient's care

    Additionally, as vice chair of Innovation, Dr. Reisenauer is dedicated to fostering engagement, collaboration and discovery across the Department of Surgery and facilitating device development and first-in-human trials.

  • Hilary E. Blair, M.S.

  • Bettie J. Lechtenberg, M.B.A.
  • Senior Program Coordinator

Innovation committee members