Robotic Surgery at Kennedy


A new category of surgery, enabled by the da Vinci ® Surgical System, is being used by an increasing number of surgeons worldwide for prostatectomy and other urologic procedures including:

  • da Vinci ® Cystectomy
  • da Vinci ® Partial Nephrectomy
  • da Vinci ® Radical Nephrectomy
  • da Vinci ® Pyeloplasty
  • da Vinci ® Radical Prostatectomy

This minimally invasive approach, in which your surgeon utilizes the latest in computer and robotic technologies, is ideal for delicate urologic surgery. This includes prostatectomy – removal of the prostate gland to treat cancer – in which the target site is not only tightly confined but also surrounded by nerves affecting urinary control and sexual function. Using da Vinci ®, your surgeon has a better tool to spare surrounding nerves, which may enhance both your recovery experience and clinical outcomes.


While clinical studies support the effectiveness of the da Vinci ® System when used in minimally invasive surgery, individual results may vary. Surgery with the da Vinci ® Surgical System may not be appropriate for every individual. Always ask your doctor about all treatment options, as well as their risks and benefits.

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