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Minimally invasive surgery

Minimally invasive surgery is an effective surgical method that is less intrusive than traditional surgery. Minimally invasive surgery offers effective surgical outcomes with less pain, shorter recovery times and a lower complication rate.


Robotic surgery treatment in Miami

Knowing you have a less invasive alternative to surgery can help ease stress you may have surrounding recovery time or your hospital stay.

Robotic surgery is changing the way our surgeons perform surgical care. HCA Florida Mercy Hospital uses robotic technology to help surgeons operate with greater precision and control, providing better access to hard-to-reach areas. This means our surgeons can perform extremely complex operations through small incisions, giving you an easier, shorter recovery time and a faster return to your everyday life.

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Our minimally invasive surgical treatments and services

Our team of robotic surgeons can apply minimally invasive techniques to procedures in a wide range of specialties.

About robotic surgery

Robot-assisted surgery allows your surgeon to make a small incision through which a small video camera and thin instruments are inserted to perform the procedure. With state-of-the-art technology, your surgeon can view the procedure through a video monitor providing a magnified view of the surgical site, allowing for increased accuracy.

Types of robotic surgery we offer

Many procedures can be performed using this technology, such as:

  • Appendectomy
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Hemorrhoid surgery
  • Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Lap banding for the treatment of morbid obesity
  • Surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Trans-anal endoscopic microsurgery

Specialized robotic technology

Our team uses the most effective and least invasive surgical technology available. Our surgical system is designed to enhance the capabilities of surgeons, offering robotic arms that mimic the movement of the surgeon's hands while the surgeon controls them from a console a few feet from the operating table. Its enhanced high-definition, 3D vision helps improve visual clarity.

If you need a hysterectomy or gallbladder surgery, you could be a candidate for single-site robotic surgery. You can experience a virtually scarless procedure, since it is performed through only a single incision in the belly button, dramatically limiting visible scarring.

Why we offer robotic surgery

Robotic surgical procedures are done through much smaller incisions than traditional surgeries, resulting in several benefits.

Benefits of robotic surgery

If you undergo robotic surgery, you will experience:

  • Reduced blood loss
  • Less scarring
  • Less pain
  • Less trauma to the tissue around the incision site
  • Shorter hospital stay