As the region’s leader in surgery, Rockford Health System is home to the da Vinci Surgical System, the most advanced technology available for minimally invasive robotic surgery.
The da Vinci Surgical System allows surgery to be performed through very small incisions, resulting in:
The da Vinci Surgical System is powered by state-of-the-art robotic technology that translates the surgeon’s hand movements into precise movements of small instruments within the operating area. The da Vinci cannot be programmed on its own; it requires direct input from the surgeon for every surgical movement.
The system has been used in thousands of surgical procedures around the world. Nearly 700 da Vinci systems are in place at leading medical centers in the U.S. Patients in the Rock River Valley previously had to go to Chicago or Madison to access medical centers with da Vinci technology.
Surgeons use the da Vinci system to treat patients with prostate cancer and perform other urological procedures.
Our team of da Vinci surgeons from Rockford Urological Associates (RUA) includes Mark Cormier, M.D., and Michael Fumo, M.D. Dr. Fumo, who leads the da Vinci program, has been the primary surgeon on more than 750 da Vinci procedures and has assisted on an additional 1,000 cases in his career.
For more information about the da Vinci Surgical system and its use in urological procedures, call Rockford Urological Associates at (815) 398-4057 or visit www.davincisurgery.com.
Obstetrician/gynecologists (OB/GYNs) use the da Vinci system for a variety of gynecological procedures, including:
The following OB/GYNs use the da Vinci system:
For more information about the da Vinci Surgical System and its use in gynecological procedures, call Rockford Health System at (815) 971-DRDR or visit www.davincihysterectomy.com.
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