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Robotic Surgery

Minimally invasive cancer surgery using the Da Vinci® Surgical System

To find a doctor, call (214) 947-0000.

Several cancer-related surgeries can be done robotically with the da Vinci® Surgical System, allowing surgeons to operate using only 1 – 2 centimeter incisions, but with greater precision and control than ever before. Methodist Richardson has used the minimally invasive da Vinci robotic surgical system in more than 600 gastrointestinal surgeries.

Benefits of robotic surgery
For most patients, robotic surgery can offer numerous potential benefits over traditional surgery, including:

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

The following cancer-related procedures are done robotically at Methodist Richardson: