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Minimally Invasive Surgery


As a regional leader in surgical services, Dignity Health Greater Sacramento hospitals proudly offer a full range of minimally invasive options, including abdominal, lung and colorectal specialties, as well as spinal, cardiac, gynecologic and urologic procedures.

Our surgical teams across the Greater Sacramento region include board-certified surgeons who have undergone extensive fellowship training on a wide range of techniques and technology, including:

Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Traditional open surgery involves making a large incision to treat a disease or condition. General anesthesia is used and the recovery time is usually lengthy, including several days in the hospital. As with any surgery, there are many complications that can arise, including infection that can stem from the large incision or internal bleeding.

To reduce post-op pain and minimize recovery time, Dignity Health specialists perform minimally invasive surgery through small incisions, using specialized instruments and techniques to repair and treat many of the same diseases and conditions as open surgery. These procedures offer patients a host of potential benefits, such as:

  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Faster recovery
  • Less blood loss, pain, scarring and risk of infection
  • Fewer post-operative complications

Common Conditions We Treat

Our minimally invasive surgical specialists use the most advanced robotic and laparoscopic techniques to treat a wide range of diseases and conditions, including:

See a Minimally Invasive Surgery Specialist

You may be a candidate for laparoscopic or robotic-assisted surgery. For a referral to a Dignity Health specialist, please call 888.253.1704.