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Robotics-Assisted Surgery

Robotic Surgery at Houston Physicians’ Hospital

Houston Physicians’ Hospital features state-of-the-art, robotics-assisted technology as part of our commitment to superior patient outcomes. Our in-house robotics-assisted technology, the da Vinci Surgical Systems and the Mako Robotic-Arm System, provide world-class technology featuring the latest advances in biomedical robotics. If you or a loved one is facing a surgical procedure, our specially trained surgeons can recommend these leading technologies as part of your treatment.

Mako Robotic-Arm System
Mako Robotic-Arm System

Houston Physicians’ Hospital offers robotics-assisted surgical methods in the following specialties:

  • Gynecology (da Vinci Surgical Systems)
  • Urology (da Vinci Surgical Systems)
  • General Surgery (da Vinci Surgical Systems)
  • Orthopedics (Mako Robotic Arm System)

Using highly specialized computer equipment within the operating room, our surgeons provide minimally invasive, robotics-assisted surgical options. Complex procedures benefit from the additional flexibility, precision, and control advantages of robotic surgery, making your treatment more effective and efficient. These revolutionary, minimal-incision technologies reduce post-surgery recovery times and provide increased patient comfort during postoperative healing.

By inserting a small camera to view the affected area, our surgeons use highly-accurate computerized controls to assess your body’s health condition. Then, using 3D high-definition images, they perform exploratory or treatment surgery by controlling surgical instruments and visual tools contained within the operating room’s console.

da Vinci Surgical Systems

Houston Physician’s Hospital offers robotics-assisted surgery for gynecological, urological and general surgery conditions using the da Vinci Surgical Systems. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, your underlying condition may benefit from robotics-assisted surgery methods:

Gynecology Procedures

  • Hysterectomy for benign conditions
  • Pelvic organ prolapse surgery
  • Myomectomy
  • Endometriosis resection
  • Hysterectomy for cancer

General Surgery Procedures

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Inguinal hernia repair
  • Ventral hernia repair
  • Acid reflux disease surgery
  • Gastrectomy (stomach surgery)
  • Pancreas surgery
  • Small bowel surgery
  • Spleen surgery

Urology Procedures

  • Vasectomy (and reversal)
  • Bladder (cystoscopy/cystectomy)
  • Kidney (partial and total nephrectomy)
  • Kidney blockage removal (pyeloplasty)
  • Kidney cyst removal
  • Prostate (prostatectomy)
  • Ureteral implantation

Mako Robotic-Arm System

If you are experiencing joint and mobility dysfunction in the hip or knee, Houston Physicians’ Hospital offers the Mako Robotic-Arm System for diagnosis and treatment of these orthopedic conditions. If you have any of the following symptoms, our surgeons may recommend our robotics-assisted surgery methods:

  • Knee pain
  • Knee joint malfunction
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Hip pain
  • Mobility dysfunction

Knee joint replacement and hip joint replacement surgeries benefit from the technological precision and advanced surgery visualization provided by the Mako Robotic-Arm System.

Mako Robotic-Arm System

Expanding Surgical Options

Procedures performed using the robotics-assisted methods can also employ fluorescence imaging to further improve the robotic camera’s visual presentation quality. With enhanced imaging, our surgeons can highlight organ structure and blood flow at visualization levels much better than those of the human eye.
If you have received a diagnosis, our doctors can provide a range of treatment options from open surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and robotics-assisted methods. Many patients treated with robotic-assisted surgical technologies experience significantly improved outcomes compared to traditional surgical methods.

Advances in Surgical Technology

At Houston Physicians’ Hospital, our highly trained physician specialists bring you the most beneficial medical advances in technology available. Our focus on accurate diagnoses, compassionate treatment consultations, and gentle postoperative care provides you with a superior level of comfort and surgical success.

If you have a medical symptom or diagnosis in any area where robotics-assisted surgical technology is provided, you can find a doctor who’s right for you at the bottom of this page and schedule an appointment directly with their office.