Hyper­netec interviews Dr. Rafael Grossman, trauma surgeon, medical futurist and Google Glass Explorer.

We chat with Dr. Grossman about his experiences using Glass in clinical trials, and his thoughts about Glass as an aid for medical practitioners and healthcare professionals.


Dr Grossman works out of Eastern Maine Medical Centre. He was the first surgeon to use Google Glass in an operating theatre, in June 2013 and is a passionate advocate for the potential of wearable technology in medical environments.

He talks about his early experiences with Glass, the current restrictions of the device and why he believes wearables have explosive potential as medical tools.

He outlines some clinical scenarios for the use of Glass and explains why the technology has a powerful role to play in the medical practice and education.

You can follow Dr. Grossman via his Twitter account here.

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