Minimally Invasive Robotic-Assisted Surgery
Centura Health is the region’s leading provider of advanced, multi-specialty, minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a condition that requires surgery, you owe it to yourself to learn about all your options, including the least invasive surgical treatments available.
Find a Surgeon
If you’ve been told you need surgery, minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery may be a good option for you. Find surgeons specializing in minimally-invasive robotic-assisted surgery.
While surgery is generally the most effective treatment option for a wide range of conditions, traditional open surgery with a large incision has its drawbacks — pain, trauma, long recovery time and risk of infection. Fortunately, less invasive options are available to many people facing surgery. The most common of these is laparoscopic surgery, in which smaller incisions are used. While laparoscopy is effective for many routine procedures, it has inherent limitations when more intricate and complex surgery is required. Enter minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery, the latest evolution in surgical technology, offering an effective alternative to traditional open surgery and laparoscopy that offers the best of both approaches.
With robotic-assisted surgery, surgeons can operate using only 1- to 2-cm incisions, and with greater precision and control than ever before. Operating from a computer console, a surgeon uses hand controls to manipulate robotic arms, rather than holding and manipulating the tools themselves. Robotic surgery can help surgeons minimize the pain and risk associated with surgery while increasing the likelihood of a fast recovery and an excellent clinical outcome.
Types of robotic-assisted surgery
Centura Health programs provide a wide range of surgical specialties performed by some of the nation’s top robotic surgeons.
Benefits of Minimally Invasive Robotic-Assisted Surgery
Potential benefits of minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery include:
- Significantly less pain
- Less blood loss
- Less scarring
- Shorter recovery time
- A faster return to normal daily activities
- Better clinical outcomes
Our robotic surgery programs offer:
- Highly trained and experienced surgeons specializing in robotic surgery
- A variety of minimally invasive procedures that offer the potential for faster recovery times, fewer side effects and better clinical outcomes
- Patient care providers who work exclusively in the field of robotic surgery and have unique knowledge of what patients need before, during and after a procedure