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physicians performing robotic-assisted procedures

Advocate Good Shepherd physicians are using the da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System to perform robotic-assisted procedures for a variety of conditions.


Cardiovascular Surgery

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital has doctors on staff who can offer patients advanced cardiovascular treatments including robotic mitral valve repair surgery.

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Pat Pappas, M.D.
 

Antone Tatooles, M.D.

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General Surgery

Since 2008, Good Shepherd has been using the da Vinci® Surgical System to perform a wide range of general surgeries.  General surgery procedures currently being preformed include:

Dr. Hoeltgen and Dr. Wool were one of the first practices to start using robot in Illinois and remain one of the few practices in Illinois to offer minimally invasive gastric bypass surgery.

Dr. Hoeltgen is a proctor for Intuitive, the maker of the da Vinci® Surgical System. He teaches other surgeons how to perform procedures using the robot. Dr. Wool completed his residency at Stanford University in laparoscopic robotic surgery.  

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Daniel Hoeltgen, M.D.

Daniel Wool, M.D.
 

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Gynecology

Doctors on staff at Good Shepherd are dedicated to providing compassionate, high quality care to women of all ages, based on each woman's individual needs. They provide the latest treatments for gynecologic conditions and a variety of minimally invasive gynecologic surgeries including:

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Richard Smith, M.D.

Heather Herbolsheimer, M.D.

 


Julie Dohr, M.D.

Rebecca Keith, M.D.

Meredith Johnson, M.D.

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Urology

In 2005, Dr. Goldrath started the da Vinci® Surgical Robot program at Good Shepherd Hospital for the Department of Urology. He and Dr. Troy have been pioneers in performing and developing robotic urologic procedures in Illinois. Today, their group has performed over 500 robotic procedures for treatment of prostate, kidney, bladder and urethral cancers and well as benign diseases of the urinary tract. Dr. Goldrath is a proctor for Intuitive, the maker of the da Vinci® Surgical System. He teaches other urologists from the region how to perform these procedures using the robot.

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David Goldrath, M.D.

Brian Keuer, M.D.
 

Richard Troy, M.D.

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