Da Vinci® Robotic Surgical Technology in McHenry County
The latest in minimally invasive surgical advancements, the da Vinci® Surgical System is changing the surgery experience Centegra Health System. 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.
What is the Da Vinci® Surgical System?
The da Vinci® Surgical System provides an alternative to traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopy, putting the surgeon’s hands at the controls of the state-of-the-art robotic platform. The da Vinci® Surgical System enables surgeons to perform even the most complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions with unmatched precision.
At Centegra Hospital in McHenry, we have a dedicated surgical suite for robotic surgery and experienced surgeons who perform da Vinci® surgical procedures. These procedures require only a few small incisions, so you can return to your day-to-day activities faster.
Benefits of the da Vinci® Surgical System
The da Vinci® robotic surgery system provides many benefits to patients compared to traditional open surgery, including:
- Significantly less pain
- Less blood loss
- Less scarring
- Shorter recovery time
- Faster return to normal activities
Among the many surgeries that can be performed using the da Vinci® Surgical System, the most common are urologic surgeries like prostatectomy. A range of gynecologic conditions can also be treated with a minimally invasive da Vinci® hysterectomy. Other robotic surgeries performed at Centegra include:
- Bowel resection
- Colon resection
- Esophageal achalasia
- Gastric surgery
- Heller myotomy
- Hernia repair
- Lysis of adhesions
- Nissen fundoplication
- Rectal surgery
Surgeries are performed at our McHenry and Woodstock locations, so you can stay close to home and receive excellent care. Visit the Your Hospital Stay Overview page to find out how to pre-register, what to bring, and other important information about having surgery at Centegra.