Robotic Surgery at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
The Art and Science of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Smaller incisions, less pain and faster recovery – these are a few of the benefits that can make robotic surgery an appealing alternative to traditional surgery for many patients. The skilled surgeons at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center offer computer-assisted, minimally invasive surgery for a range of procedures using the da Vinci® Surgical System – one of the most advanced surgical technologies available today.
How Robotic Surgery Works
The da Vinci® Surgical System is changing the way we think about surgery. Not only is it less invasive for patients, but it also allows physicians to perform delicate procedures in less time and with greater precision than traditional surgery.
How does it work? The da Vinci® Surgical System has robotic arms with surgical instruments that become virtual extensions of the surgeon's hands and eyes, allowing the surgeon to perform intricate procedures through tiny incisions with exceptional accuracy.
Learn more about how robotic surgery works.
Robotic Surgery Services
The surgeons at Illinois Masonic Medical Center specialize in operating with the da Vinci® Surgical System and other minimally invasive techniques for:
Benefits of Minimally Invasive Procedures
The risks associated with traditional surgery are significantly minimized with the innovations offered by the da Vinci® robot. Our specially trained surgeons provide our patients with safer, less invasive surgical experiences.
Benefits of robotic surgery include:
- A shorter stay in the hospital
- Fewer transfusions and less blood loss
- A lower risk of infection
- Smaller incisions with less pain and scarring after the procedure
- Speedier recovery times, often with better outcomes
- The ability to return to your normal activities faster
Meet Our Robotic Surgery Team
Our surgeons engage in ongoing training and continually push the boundaries of robotic technology to achieve better outcomes for our patients. Many of our staff has helped shape the development of this field by performing some of the earliest robot-assisted gynecological and ear, nose and throat procedures in the area.
Meet our surgeons who perform robotic surgery.
To find out if you are a candidate for robotic surgery, consult your physician or call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622).