da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

Robot-assisted, minimally invasive surgery at Methodist Health System in North Texas

Thanks to the latest evolution in surgical and robotics technologies, there is now an effective alternative to traditional open surgery and laparoscopy that allows physicians at Methodist Health System to provide patients with the best of both approaches.

Robot-assisted surgery with the da Vinci Surgical System allows surgeons to operate using only 1 – 2 centimeter incisions, but with greater precision and control than ever before, minimizing the pain and risk associated with large incisions while increasing the likelihood of a fast recovery and excellent clinical outcomes.

For what procedures and conditions can the da Vinci Surgical System be used?

The da Vinci surgical system can be used in procedures that treat a range of conditions. da Vinci Surgery, performed by independently practicing physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff, is available at Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson medical centers for:

General surgery

Colorectal surgeryda Vinci Surgical System Si at the hospitals of Methodist Health System

Gynecologic surgery

Heart surgery

Thoracic surgery

  • Thoracic surgery – for lung tumors

Head and neck surgery

  • Transoral robotic surgery (TORS) for head and neck cancer

Urologic surgery

  • Prostatectomy

Benefits of da Vinci surgery

For most patients, da Vinci surgery can offer numerous potential benefits over traditional surgery. Potential benefits to da Vinci robotic surgery can include:

  • Significantly less pain
  • Less blood loss
  • Fewer complications
  • Less scarring
  • A shorter hospital stay
  • A faster return to normal daily activities

Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System, or any of its affiliated hospitals.