If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a condition that may require surgery, you owe it to yourself to learn about all of your medical options, including the most effective, least invasive surgical treatments available. The da Vinci® Surgical System provides surgeons with an alternative to both traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopy, putting a surgeon's hands at the controls of a state-of-the-art robotic platform. The da Vinci Robot enables surgeons to perform even the most complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions with unmatched precision.
For the patient, benefits may include:
Click the image above to listen to the WPHM interview of Dr. Michael Tawney and Gary LeRoy as they discuss the da Vinci robotic surgery services available at Port Huron Hospital.
MP3 file courtesy of WPHM 1380 AM
Physicians on Port Huron Hospital’s Medical Staff who are trained or will be training soon to perform surgery with the da Vinci System include Gynecologists Kathleen Fabian, DO, Amanda Hurtubise, MD, Alan Kuester, DO, Jon Lensmeyer, MD, Karen Niver, MD and Peter Tseng, MD; Urologists Glenn Betrus, MD and Tom Coury, MD; and General Surgeons Zubin Bhesania, Anthony Boutt, MD, Karen McFarlane, MD, Nicholas Nunnally, DO, and Krishna Valjee, MD; Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon Vernon Dencklau, DO. A number of other staff physicians have indicated an interest in training and using the robot.