Explore Minimally Invasive Gynecological Services

When medication and non-invasive procedures are unable to relieve symptoms, surgery remains the most effective treatment for a range of gynecologic conditions. 

Traditional open gynecologic surgery, which uses a large incision for access to the uterus and surrounding anatomy, has long been the standardFemale surgeon looking through microscope approach to many gynecologic procedures. However, open surgery can result in significant pain, trauma, a long recovery process, and potentially pose a threat to surrounding organs and nerves.

For women facing gynecologic surgery, the period of pain, discomfort and extended time away from normal daily activities that usually follows traditional surgery can understandably cause significant anxiety.

Today, robotic surgery is often the least invasive and most effective treatment option. Some gynecologic procedures enable surgeons to access the target anatomy using a vaginal approach, which may not require an external incision. But for complex hysterectomies and other gynecologic procedures, robot-assisted surgery with the da VinciĀ® Surgical System may be the most effective, least invasive treatment option. Through tiny, 1-2 cm incisions, surgeons using the da VinciSystem can operate with greater precision and control, minimizing the pain and risk associated with large incisions while increasing the likelihood of a fast recovery and excellent clinical outcomes.