Southside Hospital Named Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery

Southside Hospital recently received the recognition of Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery (COERS) from the Surgical Review Corporation.

Robotic surgery has been shown to have benefits for patients including a quicker recovery time, less bleeding and often a smaller incision. Southside Hospital offers robotic surgical procedures in the following areas: colorectal, gynecology, urogynecology, gyn oncology, and thoracic.

“Having this designation shows our ability to consistently deliver the safest, highest-quality care to robotic surgery patients,” said Peter Finamore, MD, chief of urogynecology at Southside Hospital.

Vijay Singh, MD, thoracic surgeon at Southside Hospital, added, “Participating in this program has further focused our robotic surgery teams on exceeding clinical benchmarks and guidelines, which helps us provide the best quality of care possible to our patients.”

The COERS Surgery program recognizes facilities that demonstrate an unparalleled commitment and ability to consistently deliver safe, effective, evidence-based care. The program is structured to help robotic surgery providers continuously improve care quality and patient safety.

For more information about Southside Hospital, call 631-968-3000.

Alexandra Zendrian
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