Robotic Assisted Surgery

Skagit Regional Health is pleased to offer the latest advancement of surgical services with the addition of a

da Vinci® surgical robotic system at Skagit Valley Hospital.

The da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System is used across a broad spectrum of surgical specialties. Three general surgeons, Joel Dean, MD, Allison Porter, MD and Josh Hawkins, MD, are taking the lead using robotic surgery, with plans for providers in specialties, including urology and gynecology, to be among those to use the technology in the near future as the program grows. 

Armed with the latest technology in robotic assisted surgery, the Skagit Regional Health surgical team is taking minimally invasive techniques to the next level with the da Vinci® Xi™.

Robotic assisted surgery offers many benefits:

  • Incisions made for each robotic surgical arm are less than one-inch wide.
  • The 3D HD camera provides a magnified view of the entire surgical area.
  • Tiny instruments mimic the surgeon’s hand movements with precision.
  • A less invasive surgery means faster recovery and shorter hospital stay.
To learn more about robotic assisted surgery at Skagit Regional Health, call 360-814-2586.

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