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Robotic surgery saves lives—sometimes, two at a time

Days after she found out she was pregnant, Gina was diagnosed with colon cancer. But thanks to the accuracy and precision of robotic surgery, her care team was able to save both Gina and her unborn baby girl.

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A higher level of precision and performance

We take minimally invasive robotic surgery to the next level. Recognized nationally and internationally for their pioneering work, our surgeons enhance their skills with advanced robotic technologies to perform highly precise, minimally invasive surgery. 

Benefits of minimally invasive robotic surgery include:  

  • Less postoperative pain
  • A lower risk of infection
  • Minimal scarring
  • Decreased blood loss
  • Improved recovery times
  • Earlier discharge from hospital 
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A team of trailblazers with a revolutionary plan

When she was diagnosed with colon cancer while pregnant, other doctors told Gina she would have to give up her baby to save herself. But with innovation at their fingertips, the care team at Northwell Health was able to save two lives at once using robotic surgery.

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The first Robotic Network of Excellence

We're proud to be recognized as the first Robotic Surgery Network of Excellence in the nation by the Surgical Review Corporation. 

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