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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.

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Robot-assisted surgery in St. Petersburg, Florida

We hope knowing you have access to advanced surgical options and experts at our hospital can help you feel more comfortable when you have to have surgery.

We offer minimally invasive procedures using state-of-the-art surgical systems. For example, with robotic surgery, our surgeon's hand movements are scaled, filtered and seamlessly translated to the robot into precise movements.
At HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital, our robotic surgical systems provide surgeons with enhanced capabilities, including high-definition, 3D vision and a magnified view.

Our minimally invasive surgical treatments and services

Robotic surgical technology allows doctors to perform complex surgical procedures through just a few tiny openings. At HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital, our robotic surgical systems provide surgeons with enhanced capabilities, including high-definition, 3D vision and a magnified view.

Robotic general surgery

Our surgeons perform a range of general surgical procedures using robotic technology, such as:

  • Appendectomy
  • Colon resection
  • Gastric bypass or weight loss surgery
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Gastroesophageal disease reflux treatment
  • Hernia repair
  • Spleen removal

Robotic urologic surgery

As part of our urological services, surgeons perform the following treatments for urinary tract conditions:

  • Adrenal gland removal
  • Bladder prolapse treatment
  • Kidney removal or treatment
  • Partial vasectomy reversal
  • Prostate removal
  • Renal pelvis reconstruction
  • Scar tissue removal

Robotic gynecologic surgery

HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospitals was one of the first Epicenters of GYN Robotic Surgery in Florida. In fact, we were the first hospital in the region to perform robotic hysterectomies. Epicenter sites are chosen for their excellence in patient outcomes, their passion for teaching and their ability to convey the value and specific techniques involved in robotic surgery.

Our gynecology services include a range of treatments using robotic surgery, including:

  • Hysterectomy
  • Ovarian cyst removal
  • Uterine and vaginal vault prolapse treatment
  • Fallopian tube closing
  • Tubal ligation reversal
  • Repair of fallopian tubes

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October 19, 2020
If you have a surgery scheduled during COVID-19, here is some information on the current safeguards in place, and what to expect before, during and after your procedure.