With another earnings season upon us, The Fool's health care team is busy making sure investors know what to expect from their favorite companies this quarter, while also keeping with the Foolish approach of long term investing.

In this segment, health care bureau chief Brenton Flynn runs through Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ: ISRG), who will be reporting results on Tuesday the 22nd. As he highlights in the following video, the financial metrics might not be getting the attention the typically do this quarter after a notable bear recently set his sights on the robotic surgery giant.


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The article Intuitive Surgical Earnings: What to Watch originally appeared on Fool.com.

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