Lakeland Health surgeons use the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical Systems to see inside the body more clearly and perform complex surgeries through tiny incisions.The da Vinci robot performs over 1 million safety checks per second and allows for a whole new level of safer, more complex surgical treatment. This state-of-the-art technology allows patients to receive the advanced treatment they need at Lakeland Health, without leaving our community.
Compared to conventional surgery, da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery may provide a number of benefits:
- Faster recovery
- Less pain
- Minimal scarring
- Reduced blood loss and need for blood transfusions
- Reduced risk of infection
- Single site incision
- Shorter hospital stays
- Smaller incisions
"My advice to anyone who has to have surgery is to have the robotic surgery if at all possible. The small incisions, the speedy recovery time... it just amazed me how well everything went."
— Karen Freehling, Bridgman, MI
"My healing time was cut in half. I would recommend da Vinci surgery to anyone."
— Linda Chism, South Haven, MI
Read about more patients who have been operated on at Lakeland Health by a da Vinci certified surgeon. Their stories have three key things in common.
1) The went to Lakeland
2) They chose a da Vinci procedure
3) Their surgery went great!