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da Vinci...Changing the Experience of Surgery

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Rosario Espinoza age 32

Patient Praises New Technology for Quick Recovery

When gallstones started to cause severe abdominal pain for 32-year-old Rosario Espinoza, she researched her options for gallbladder surgery. Having single-site gallbladder surgery performed by Roy Winslow, MD, FACS, using the da Vinci Si surgical robot at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph was the right choice for her — she was “amazed” by her quick recovery. Read Rosario's story.

p-howard-mclauchlin-sm.jpg Local Realtor Rates His Lakeland Experience a 20!

Late last summer, Howard McLauchlin learned he needed to have surgery to remove his prostate because of a cancerous growth. Howard’s urologist, David Terhune, MD, of Lakeside Urology, recommended that the surgery be carried out by his colleague, Benjamin Stockton, MD, using the da Vinci Surgical System at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. This procedure is complex due to the prostate’s close proximity to the bladder, bowel, and many nerves and blood vessels. Read Howard's story.


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