A Study to Evaluate a Virtual Assistant for Plastic Surgery Patients


About this study

The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of a recently developed artificial intelligence virtual assistant (AIVA) on plastic surgery patients and providers’ experience and leverage the use of new technologies to promote high-quality service and meaningful relationships between plastic surgeons and patients.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • People above 18 years old who can use applications on mobile phones.
  • People who are able to consent to participate.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • People under 18 years old.
  • People who are unable to consent to participate.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Antonio Forte, M.D., Ph.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Mauricia Buchanan R.N.


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