da Vinci® Robotic Gynecologic Surgery Patient Success Stories

Sherry Almand– da Vinci surgery for endometriosis success story

“My younger son said, ‘I’m so glad you’re taking us to school today and that things are back to normal.’?” Sherry smiled because she actually has a new pain-free “normal”

Sherri Cooper– da Vinci hysterectomy success story

Since having a minimally invasive hysterectomy with the da Vinci robot, Sherri Cooper is pain-free and able to have fun with her family.

Karen Darcangelo– minimally invasive gynecological surgery with the da Vinci® Surgical System patient success story

Surgery to remove her ovaries with the da Vinci Surgical System at Methodist Richardson made it easier for Karen Darcangelo to get back to taking care of her son and activities she loves.

Norcona Doxey– da Vinci surgery for endometriosis success story

Since minimally invasive robotic surgery for endometriosis at Methodist Mansfield, pain is a thing of Doxey’s past.

Jean English-Hurley– da Vinci® hysterectomy for uterine fibroids

After a minimally invasive hysterectomy with the da Vinci robotic surgical system, Jean English-Hurley is able to enjoy time with her two sons without the distracting pain of uterine fibroids.

Kerri Gibbs– da Vinci hysterectomy and ovary removal success story

Kerri Gibbs had a hysterectomy using the da Vinci Surgical System at Methodist Richardson. Now, pain-free for the first time in years, she looks forward to many fun-filled days with her family.

Andrea Hicks– da Vinci® hysterectomy and ovary removal success story

After testing positive for the BRCA2 gene, Andrea Hicks took steps to stop cancer before it could start with a hysterectomy and an oophorectomy (ovary removal) with the da Vinci® Surgical System.

Carolyn Johnson– da Vinci® Single-Site hysterectomy for simple hyperplasia with atypia

"This is really an odd combination," Dr. Norton says. "I consulted with an oncologist, and he recommended that we treat it like complex hyperplasia with atypia because the cancer risk is so high.

Abbie Mejorado– da Vinci Single-Site hysterectomy success story

"I was a little nervous at first, but I felt so great afterwards," Abbie says. "I had absolutely no pain."

Carma Morgan– da Vinci hysterectomy success story

Carma Morgan had a hysterectomy with the robotic da Vinci® Surgical System, putting an end to long, heavy menstrual periods and a fear of cancer.

Winifred “Winnie” Neal– minimally invasive da Vinci® hysterectomy success story

After a minimally invasive da Vinci hysterectomy at Methodist Dallas, Winnie Neal was pain free and felt like a new woman.

Ruth Santos– minimally invasive total laparoscopic hysterectomy for ovarian cancer with the da Vinci® Surgical System

Following a total laparoscopic hysterectomy with the da Vinci surgical system at Methodist Dallas, Ruth Santos returned quickly to the work she loves – helping others.

Stacie Stegman– da Vinci hysterectomy success story

After Stacie Stegman's minimally invasive hysterectomy for uterine fibroids with the da Vinci Surgical System at Methodist Richardson Medical Center, she's back in action at work and play.