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Riverview’s Robotics Program Hits Milestone

Riverview Medical Center

What you need to know

Riverview Medical Center’s robotics program has recently achieved a significant milestone – performing more than 2,000 robotically assisted surgeries.

Robotically-assisted surgery entails the use of a surgical robot to facilitate the performance of complex operations without the need for a large incision. By combining robotics and state-of-the-art computer technology, surgeons can operate with greater dexterity and controls than with traditional surgical approaches.

The medical center’s physicians utilize the da Vinci® Xi and Si Surgical Systems, which allow for small incisions typically associated with traditional laparoscopic surgery, but with improved visualization and range of motion.

Riverview Medical Center Robotic Surgery Team

Robotically-assisted surgery may be a good option for the treatment of a wide-variety of colorectal, general, gynecologic and urologic conditions that previously required open surgery. Some common procedures include gallbladder removal, hernias, and pelvic reconstructive surgery to name a few.

In addition to the da Vinci robots, Riverview Medical Center also offers the Mako System, a robotic-arm that allows surgeons to personalize the surgical experience, tailoring it to patients’ needs and anatomy. The Mako system is used for partial and total knee replacement surgeries.

For more information

For more information about Riverview’s robotic surgery program, please visit: or call 732-530-2442.