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Robotic Surgery

A New Day. A New Way.

The physicians and staff at Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery (TIRS) at Medical City Dallas are pioneers in performing minimally invasive surgery using the state-of-the-art da Vinci® Surgical System Si and Xi. In the expert hands of our surgeons, this groundbreaking technology offers an advanced alternative to open surgery and conventional laparoscopy, with benefits such as:

  • Significantly less pain.
  • Less blood loss.
  • Less scarring.
  • Shorter recovery time.
  • In many cases, better clinical outcomes.

Single Site Surgeries with da Vinci® Xi Surgical System

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Medical City Dallas Hospital is proud to offer our patients minimally-invasive, robotically-assisted single site surgeries on the state-of-the-art da Vinci® Xi Surgical System. Single site surgery is safer than traditional surgery and allows patients to have only a single incision, which is hidden in the umbilicus (belly button) and essentially provides a scarless procedure. In 2015, more than 1,300 patients underwent robotic surgeries at Medical City, which were performed by 40 different surgeons.

Medical City Dallas offers minimally-invasive, robotically-assisted surgeries in the following areas:

The da Vinci® Xi robot offers greater range of motion and better visualization for surgeons, allowing them to more accurately access parts of the human anatomy not possible with other robots. This technology allows surgeons to perform complex procedures in which a minimally invasive option may not have previously been possible or that would have required a larger incision.

Medical City Dallas Hospital surgeons performed the first two single site robotic surgeries on a da Vinci® Xi robot in North Texas on Friday, May 13, 2016. See our short video about Medical City’s first two single site surgeries in North Texas on the da Vinci® Xi robot.

 

Areas of Focus

While the da Vinci® Si and Xi Surgical System are designed to be utilized in a wide variety of surgical procedures, Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery at Medical City is particularly focused on:

Bariatric Surgery

The Comprehensive Care Center for Weight Loss at Medical City offers experienced bariatric physicians, a full range of surgical options, a life-long commitment to your post-surgical needs and the comfort of having a hospital of specialists standing by should any complications arise.

Learn About Robotic Bariatric Surgery

Colorectal Surgery

The Colorectal Surgery Program at Medical City provides the highest quality healthcare for patients seeking diagnosis and treatment for colorectal diseases and disorders. Our highly-skilled robotic surgeons are at the forefront of advanced surgical training and techniques in minimally invasive surgery for colorectal cancer and other colorectal conditions.

General Surgery

The da Vinci® robotic platform is well-suited to a wide range of surgical procedures, and can provide a minimally invasive alternative to traditional surgery with a large open incision or laparoscopy.

Learn About Robotic General Surgery

Gynecology

If your doctor recommends hysterectomy, you may be a candidate for da Vinci® hysterectomy, one of the most effective, least invasive treatment options for a range of uterine conditions.

Learn About Robotic Gynecologic Surgery

Gynecologic Oncology

In the case of a radical hysterectomy for gynecologic cancer, robot-assisted surgery enables surgeons to perform with unmatched precision and control, using only a few small incisions.

Learn About Robotic Gynecology Oncology

MAKOplasty® Orthopedic Surgery

MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing and MAKOplasty® Total Hip Replacement are enabled by the surgeon controlled RIO® robotic arm system, offering increased accuracy to optimize surgical results.

Learn About MAKOplasty® Orthopedic Surgery

Pediatric Kidney Surgery

A new da Vinci surgery technique, called hidden incision endoscopic surgery (HIdES), eliminates visible scarring and provides children and their families a safe, minimally invasive procedure.

Learn About Robotic Pediatric Kidney Surgery

Urology

The da Vinci® surgical platform is ideal for delicate urologic surgery. This includes prostatectomy, in which the target site is not only tightly confined but also surrounded by nerves affecting urinary control and sexual function.

Learn About Urology Robotic Surgery




Additional Information

To learn more about Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery at Medical City, and the da Vinci® Surgical System, please contact our program coordinator at robotics@hcahealthcare.com.