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da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

Reducing scarring and recovery time

The da Vinci™ Surgical System used for minimally invasive surgical procedures at Lakewood Regional Medical Center can mean less pain and a quicker return to your normal daily activities. The robotic surgery:

  • Makes more complex and delicate surgeries possible
  • Uses a state-of-the-art system
  • Can reduce scarring, blood loss and recovery time

The da Vinci system allows Lakewood surgeons to provide you a powerful alternative to traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopy. Surgeons are able to perform more complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions with great precision. Surgical procedures that can be performed with this system include: prostate, hysterectomy, gallbladder (or cholecystectomy) and kidney.

Compared to traditional open surgeries, the benefits can include:

  • Significantly less pain
  • Less blood loss
  • Less scarring
  • Shorter recovery time
  • A faster return to normal daily activities
  • In many cases, better clinical outcomes

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