Dr. Nadine Hachach-Haram, BEM, the recipient of the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, is an NHS surgeon, lecturer and clinical entrepreneur. Nadine drew on her passion for innovation, education and global surgery to found Proximie, a digital healthcare platform aiming to improve access to surgical care and to scale clinical expertise through training. Through its patented platform, clinicians can virtually ’scrub-in,’ to any clinical setting to visually and practically interact, analyse and collaborate anywhere in the world. They can provide a real-time virtual presence, have content overlaid, use augmented reality, and see multiple views of the operation as well as other clinical information – giving a feeling of being in the room and provide safe, accessible and high-quality care to every patient around the world. Proximie has enjoyed significant success with early adoption by major medical institutions and device companies and has been covered by news agencies around the world. Dubbed by CNN the “Future of Surgery,” Proximie has gone from strength to strength and won multiple awards including Foreign Press Association Science Story of the Year and Red Herring Top 100.
Nadine has been selected as an Endeavor entrepreneur, is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons’ Commission on the Future of Surgery, consisting of some of the country’s leading doctors, engineers, data experts, managers, and patient representatives with the objective to investigate the advances that will transform surgery over the next 20 years, and Faculty at Singularity & Exponential Medicine. She is also the Clinical lead for Innovation at Guys & St Thomas’ Hospital
When she isn’t working, Nadine spends her time with her husband and three children in London.