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Colorectal robotic surgery.

Our patients have access to state-of-the-art robotic surgery which allows our surgeons to perform minimally invasive, complex colon and rectal surgeries.

The da Vinci XI robot provides improved visualization and maneuverability which allows your surgeon to examine the surgical site more closely. Our robot is comprised of 3D high-definition robotic guided instruments. Your surgeon guides these instruments through small incisions and is able to bend them in all directions, precisely mimicking hand movements, facilitating a minimally-invasive approach even in difficult circumstances, such as within the confines of the pelvis. This high-tech capability allows access to tight, hard-to-reach areas of the body that would otherwise require a larger incision in order to get to.

Why choose Dignity Health for robotic surgery?

Dignity Health offers comprehensive robotic surgery that delivers a host of potential many benefits, including:

  • documented excellent clinical outcomes for cancer control
  • less risk of damaging nerves that control urinary and sexual function
  • quicker return to bowel function
  • shorter hospital stay
  • faster recovery
  • less blood loss, pain, and scarring
  • less risk of infection and post-operative complications

How is robotic surgery different?

If you need colorectal surgery, your mind will be most at ease with the most experienced and skilled surgeons by your side.

At Dignity Health, our colorectal specialists are robotic-trained surgeons.

We offer minimally invasive surgery with the da Vinci® Surgical System to treat colorectal conditions such as:

  • colon cancer
  • diverticulitis
  • inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease)
  • rectal cancer

Benefits of da Vinci robot

  • Precise removal of cancerous tissues
  • Low blood loss
  • Regaining of bowel function quickly
  • Low complication rate
  • Low conversion rate to an open procedure
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Minimal scarring when compared to an open surgery

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Colorectal care is available at all Dignity Health Arizona hospitals.

Call (844) 888-3923  Find a doctor

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