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Technology VR XR Future of Medicine

Who We Are

Medical Realities was formed in 2015 by an expert team of surgeons, designers, and technologists to address the shortcomings of traditional 2D curricula with cutting-edge immersive teaching and training solutions.
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Our History

Medical Realities is a multi-award-winning platform for immersive surgical training using interactive 360° video and still photography.

Founded in 2016, Medical Realities has made a name for itself by creating the World’s largest surgical VR video content library. Initially, we broadcast the World’s first VR surgery to 60,000 viewers globally and trailblazed by providing a high degree of interactivity.

In recognition of the power of our training content, the Royal College of Surgeons has accredited the Medical Realities platform. We remain the World’s  largest publisher of 360° video surgeries.

Meet the Team


Co-founder & Executive Chairman

Steve Dann

Steve is an acknowledged leading expert in XR technology and a recognised thought-leader on solutions in digital media.


Based in London, he is currently CEO of Medical Realities and is responsible for commercial activity and strategy of the company. ​


Prior to this role, Steve founded one of the UK’s largest creative post-production groups, VTR Plc and has a background in film editing.

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Accounts & Administration

Siew Chee Kong

Siew Chee has a wealth of experience with SMEs in many sectors, overseeing multiple teams to achieve business’ success.

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Co-founder & CEO

Shafi Ahmed

Shafi is a multi-award-winning cancer surgeon, educator and innovator.


Recognised as the world’s most watched surgeon, he regularly streams live operations via VR technology.


He was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 2019 for his work in conflict zones and global surgery education.

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Alysha Randall CFO

Chief Financial Officer

Alysha Randall

Alysha is a commercially focused Interim CFO with experience working with fast growth online SMEs in many sectors, inspiring multiple leadership teams to fast-track their business’ success.


Most notably in her career so far she was the Finance Director of the FUNDING CIRCLE and also the Director of Finance at LOVEFiLM Group, both preparing the company for IPO and managing its takeover by Amazon.

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Chief Technology Officer

Isaac Surfraz

Isaac is an experienced software specialist with a history of working in high-pressure lead positions and delivering success within extreme resource limitations.


In the past, he has worked and collaborated with Microsoft, Artland, Babcock International Group, PAULEY, NCATI, Network Rail, Royal Navy, London Fire Brigade, and The University of Hull with a focus on real-time graphics experiences.

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Software Developer

Catalina Crisan

Catalina is a Software Developer, with a background in Graphic Design and VR/AR development. 

Her design background makes her bridge the gap between developers and designers, ensuring the platform is both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

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