Robotics in the News
McKee becomes Epicenter of surgeon training
LOVELAND, Colo. (July 13, 2010) - McKee Medical Center has been designated an "Epicenter" for gynecological robotic surgery by Intuitive Surgical Inc., maker of the daVinci Si Surgical System.
Two Banner Hospitals Receive Surgical Robots
PHOENIX & Gilbert, Ariz. (Oct. 8, 2008) – Banner Estrella Medical Center in Phoenix and Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert will each begin offering minimally invasive robotic surgery this month.
Robotic Surgery cuts Hospital Stays
MESA, Ariz. (Sept. 11, 2008) -- A four-armed robot in east Mesa is helping surgeons in the operating room. Robotic-assisted surgeries aren't new but they're gaining greater acceptance. Banner Heart Hospital launched its robotic surgery program in 2006 and expanded it to Banner Baywood Medical Center in 2007, offering gynecologic, urologic and general surgeries.
Test drive the future of robotic surgery
MESA, Ariz (Aug. 11, 2008) If you are in the Mesa, Arizona area, you have the opportunity to test drive the da Vinci Surgical System at Superstition Springs Mall.
Twin robots improve care at Banner Heart Hospital and Banner Baywood Medical Center
MESA, Ariz (May 29, 2008) - The da Vinci Surgical System, which has been operating at Banner Heart Hospital since January 2006, is now accessible to patients at Banner Baywood Medical Center.
West Valley physicians now performing robotic hysterectomy
GLENDALE, Ariz. (April. 16, 2008)— West Valley gynecologists Lisa Jaacks, MD, and Lee Koon, MD, have successfully completed training to perform a new, less invasive hysterectomy using the da Vinci Surgical System. The physicians will be performing the procedures at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center.