In 2009, John Muir Health was the first medical group in Northern California to acquire the highly advanced daVinci's™ HD Surgical Robotic Systems.
This state-of-the-art surgical equipment gives John Muir Health surgeons the ability to perform complex and delicate procedures in a minimally invasive manner with unparalleled high definition 3D visualization and precise manipulation of miniaturized instruments.
John Muir Health has been using the only FDA-approved surgical robotic system since 2002.
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Robotic surgery alleviates much of the pain and trauma associated with traditional open surgery, leading to:
- Greater comfort and less pain
- Better clinical outcomes in many cases
- Shorter recovery time
- Reduced risk of infection
- Less scarring
- Less need for blood transfusions
John Muir Health surgeons use the surgical robotic system for treatment of cancers that affect the: