Whether you are contemplating surgical weight loss, have been diagnosed with a hernia or bad gallbladder, we have nine experienced surgeons specially-trained to use the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System. Spectrum Health Lakeland has created many da Vinci masterpieces — over 3,000 cases performed to date.
Some of the most common surgeries performed using the da Vinci are:
Spectrum Health Lakeland 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 safer, more complex surgical treatment.
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 Spectrum Health Lakeland by a da Vinci certified surgeon. Their stories have three key things in common.
1) They went to Lakeland
2) They chose a da Vinci procedure
3) Their surgery went great!