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ROBOTIC TREATMENTS

Robotic Thoracic Surgery

Dr. David Hall with thoracic surgery patient

WHY CHOOSE BAPTIST MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER FOR

Robotic Thoracic Surgery

If you or a loved one is facing a diagnosis of lung cancer, esophageal cancer, or other chest cancer that requires surgery, robotic thoracic surgery is a cutting-edge treatment option that can provide a smoother and more effective path to recovery.

Unlike traditional methods, which often involve larger incisions and more invasive procedures, robotic thoracic surgery is a minimally invasive alternative to access hard-to-reach areas of the chest with better accuracy and minimal impact on surrounding tissues.

This means less pain, shorter hospital stays, and quicker recovery times compared to traditional open surgery.

Our Team

Thoracic Surgeons

Thoracic surgeons at Baptist MD Anderson are leading experts in performing robotic thoracic surgery. Our team is one of the few groups in Northeast Florida offering certain potentially life-changing procedures.

Benefits of Robotic Surgery:

Here are a few advantages commonly associated with robotic thoracic surgery:

  • Better Outcomes
  • Faster Recovery
  • Improved Quality of Life
  • Less Blood Loss
  • Lower Complication Rates
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Reduced Pain
  • Reduced Risk of Infection
  • Shorter Hospital Stays
  • Smaller Scars
  • Surgical Precision
Dr. David Hall at Da Vinci robot

ABOUT OUR

Robotic Technology

Surgeons at Baptist MD Anderson use the state-of-the-art da Vinci Surgical System to perform intricate surgical procedures within the chest cavity. Through small incisions, the surgeon controls robotic arms equipped with miniature instruments and a high-definition camera, offering exceptional visibility and control.

Whether it's removing a tumor from the lung or repairing a diseased esophagus, robotic thoracic surgery offers a less invasive option while maintaining the highest standards of surgical precision.

Safety and Outcomes

At Baptist MD Anderson, patient safety and successful outcomes are our top priorities. Our patients have shorter hospital stays and lower complication rates than national averages, according to the STS National DatabaseTM.

Common Conditions Treated

  • Benign Lung Tumors
  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Diaphragm Trauma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodules
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Paraspinal Tumors
  • Pleural Tumors
  • Thymoma

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE?

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Eligibility depends on your specific medical condition, overall health, and other factors. Your surgeon will evaluate your case and discuss your options.

EDUCATION FOR COMMON

Robotic Thoracic Procedures

At Baptist MD Anderson, we offer a full spectrum of robotic thoracic procedures, in addition to other minimally invasive approaches, like thorascopic or video-assisted thoracic surgery.

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