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Surgical Options

The da Vinci Surgical System® is a sophisticated robotic platform designed to expand your surgeon’s capabilities and offer a minimally invasive option for major surgery.

Many Major Surgeries can be Performed Robotically

The da Vinci Surgical System® is a sophisticated robotic platform used to treat complex conditions ranging from cancer to uterine prolapse to nerve-sparing prostatectomies. The majority of women’s gynecological surgeries can be performed using da Vinci, as can most urological, many gastroenterology and general surgeries, and some cardiac procedures.

Robot-assisted Surgery is Usually Covered by Insurance

This surgery is categorized as robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery, so any insurance that covers minimally invasive surgery generally covers da Vinci surgery.

Talk With Your Doctor to Make the Best Decision for You

Before you decide on surgery, discuss your options with your doctor to understand potential benefits and risks. Every patient's surgical experience varies, but the benefits many patients experience with minimally invasive robotic surgery include a shorter hospital stay, less pain, less risk of infection, less blood loss, less scarring, faster recovery and a quicker return to normal daily activities. It’s worth a close review with your doctor to see if da Vinci surgery is right for you.

To understand how da Vinci works, we invite you to take a look at how this device becomes an extension of your surgeon to help deliver safer surgical outcomes and faster patient healing. Watch this video to learn more.

Learn More About da Vinci Surgery At St. Mary Medical Center Long Beach

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