Robotic-Assisted Surgery with da Vinci®

Holzer surgeon and staff use the da Vinci® Surgical System in the operating room.

Holzer Surgical Services now offers robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery with the da Vinci® Surgery System in Gallipolis, Ohio. At Holzer, you can expect the highest level of skill and compassion from our team of dedicated surgeons, nurses, and surgical technologists. Our goal is to provide you with advanced surgical options, allowing you to return to everyday life as quickly as possible.

Benefits of robotic-assisted surgery with da Vinci® include:

  • Faster recovery
  • Smaller incisions with minimal scarring
  • Reduced hospital stay
  • Less blood loss
  • Fewer complications
  • Less need for narcotic pain medication

da Vinci® Hernia Surgery

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Learn more about da Vinci® Hernia Surgery and the da Vinci® Surgery System.

da Vinci® Surgery

What is a hernia?

A hernia occurs when tissue pushes through an opening in your abdomen (ventral hernia) or groin area (inguinal hernia).

A hernia can only be repaired with surgery. If you and your doctor decide that a surgical repair is right for you, talk to your doctor about all of your options, including minimally invasive surgery. One option your surgeon may present is robotic-assisted surgery.

What will your surgeon do?

If you and your surgeon decide that robotic-assisted surgery is right for you, your surgeon will use a 3D high-definition camera for a crystal-clear and magnified view of your hernia.

Your surgeon will sit at a console next to you and operate through a few small incisions using tiny instruments, including a camera. Your surgeon fully controls all instruments. Every hand movement is translated by the da Vinci® System in real-time to bend and rotate the instruments for a precise repair of your hernia.

View/download the brochure for more information about da Vinci® Hernia Surgery.

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