Surgical Group of Johnson City
DaVinci Robot Surgery
Drs. Hodge and Watson are now using the DaVinci Robot to accomplish many of their minimally invasive surgical procedures. This includes both the simple and more complex operations which allows the surgeons to care for their patients using the latest state of the art technology. In certain situations this allows for a faster recovery with less pain and a shorter length of hospital stay thus providing a more timely transition to normal activity Some of the operations that can be accomplished with the robot include: Surgical Group DaVinci Robot
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Ventral/Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Colon Resection for cancer and diverticulitis
  • Nissan Fundoplication
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Most of the procedures that can be accomplished with the laparoscope can also be performed using the DaVinci Robot..