Minimally Invasive Surgery at Sterling Regional MedCenter
Surgeons at Sterling Regional MedCenter use minimally invasive approaches to surgery to help patients recover faster with less pain.
What is minimally invasive surgery?
Minimally invasive techniques are used for procedures that can be performed without a large incision. Surgeons typically make small incisions approximately one-half inch long to insert tiny video cameras or specially designed surgical instruments to perform the procedures.
- Faster recovery
- Less pain
- Less scarring
- Less blood loss
One minimally invasive technique surgeons use is robotic surgery. Learn more about how robotic surgery works.
Surgeons at Sterling Regional MedCenter use minimally invasive techniques to treat a variety of conditions in the areas of:
- Gastroenterology (colon and digestive system)
- General surgery (such as gallbladder, appendix, hernia)
- Orthopedics (arthoscopy of knees, shoulders, elbows and ankles)