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Dignity Health – Mercy Hospitals specializes in minimally invasive surgery, including robotic surgery with the da Vinci® Xi Robotic Surgery System. Specially training surgeons use this advanced technology to treat a wide range of conditions.
Mercy Hospitals has recently achieved five Centers of Excellence accreditations in Minimally Invasive, Robotic, Hernia, and Colorectal Surgeries and Minimally Invasive Gynecology. These distinctions from Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) recognize the hospital's achievements in providing the highest quality of care as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation.
This achievement means that Mercy Hospitals Bakersfield has met nationally and internationally recognized standards. Not all hospitals and surgeons seek accreditation; not all that undergo the rigorous requirements and inspection process are granted accreditation.
Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield has also received five Surgeon of Excellence designations from the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). Each of our Centers of Excellence has a Surgeon of Excellence who is leading the charge on technology, efficiency, and overall outcomes.
Dr. Jing Zhou - Minimally Invasive Surgery, Hernia Surgery
Dr. Hormuz Irani - Minimally Invasive Surgery, Hernia Surgery
Dr. John Garcia - Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Hernia Surgery
Dr. Lorenc Malellari - Colorectal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery
Dr. Justin Lee - Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Dr. Jonathan Tammela - Minimally Invasive Surgery, Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Robotic Surgery
Some of the most common procedures performed using the da Vinci Xi are in specialties including:
Benefits da Vinci® assisted surgery offers patients:
Learn More About Surgical Services at Mercy Hospital
To find a Dignity Health Bakersfield doctor or surgeon, please call 661.324.7070.
Colorectal surgeon Dr. Lorenc Malellari explains the latest minimally invasive procedure for treating colorectal cancer at Mercy Hospital.