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With robot-assisted surgery, you can look forward to feeling better and getting back on your feet sooner. Robotic surgery, a type of minimally invasive surgery, is more precise and results in a shorter recovery period. The robotic team at Dignity Health Memorial Hospital performs this surgery to treat many conditions. Talk to your doctor to find out if you are a candidate.
Robotic surgery does not mean a robot is performing your surgery. Your surgeon is in control the entire time. Robotic surgery is a technology that allows your surgeon to perform procedures with unprecedented accuracy, providing you a shorter recovery.
The surgeons at Memorial Hospital use the da Vinci® Surgical System, the highest quality robotic system available.
During robotic surgery, your surgeon will:
Robotic surgeons and surgical teams undergo extensive training in order to use the da Vinci® system. We use a robotic approach for complex, precise surgeries including:
da Vinci® assisted surgery offers you and your surgeon many benefits, including:
However, keep in mind that robotic surgery is just one way we can perform your procedure. We may decide that you will have a better outcome if we perform a laparoscopic or traditional "open" procedure. Our surgeons have experience in all types of surgery. No matter which approach we take, we have your health and safety in mind.
To find a Dignity Health Bakersfield doctor or surgeon, please call 661.324.7070 or use our Find a Doctor search tool.