Advantages of Robotic Surgery:

  • Smaller incisions
  • Reduced pain and trauma to the body
  • Less scarring
  • Faster recovery and return to normal daily activities

Currently, St. Anthony's offers da Vinci Robotic Surgery for general surgical and colorectal procedures.

General surgical procedures performed robotically include:

  • gall bladder removal
  • inguinal (groin) hernia repair
  • umbilical hernia repair
  • incision hernia repair
  • hiatal hernia repair

Colorectal procedures performed robotically include:

  • surgery for colon and rectal cancers including sphincter-sparing rectal resections,
  • surgery for diverticular disease
  • rectopexy for rectal prolapse
  • surgery for Crohn's disease
  • ulcerative colitis

Gynecological procedures performed robotically include:

  • total hysterectomy
  • oophorectomy

Physician Partners

Dr. Ilyas Iyoob

Dr. Millie Nelson