Valley Robotics

The Institute for Robotic Surgery

Conditions and
Procedures

Acid Reflux and GERD (Nissen Fundoplication)

Nissen fundoplication is a procedure used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease as well as hiatal hernias.

Adrenal Tumors (Adrenalectomy)

An adrenalectomy is the surgical procedure in which adrenal tumors are removed.

Colorectal Cancer (Colectomy, Low Anterior Resection (LAR))

In a colectomy, all or part of the colon is removed. A low anterior resection (LAR) can treat tumors in the upper area of the rectum.

Endometrial Cancer (Hysterectomy)

A hysterectomy is the surgical procedure in which the uterus is removed or partially removed.

Esophageal Cancer (Esophagogastrectomy)

In an esophagogastrectomy, the diseased portion of the esophagus is removed.

Gall Bladder Treatment (Cholecystectomy)

A cholecystectomy is the surgical procedure in which the gallbladder is removed.

Incontinence (Stress Sacrocolpopexy)

Stress urinary incontinence is the result of weak pelvic floor muscle and/or a defective urethral sphincter.

Kidney Cancer (Nephrectomy, Nephroureterectomy)

Depending on your disease state and tumor location, you may not have your entire kidney removed during surgery.

Liver Cancer (Hepatic Lobectomy, Radiofrequency Ablation)

The type of robotic procedure performed to treat liver cancer depends on the location of the tumor type of disease process.

Lung Cancer (Lobectomy, Wedge Resection, Minimally Invasive Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS))

Our thoracic surgeons are trained in minimally invasive and robotic procedures to treat tumors and lesions of the lung.

Mediastinal Tumors (Mediastinal Tumor Resection)

Mediastinal tumor resection is the surgical procedure performed minimally invasively to remove the tumors.

Pancreatic Cancer (Whipple Procedure, Distal Pancreatectomy)

Our surgeons are the first in the nation to robotically perform surgeries to remove pancreatic tumors.

Prostate Cancer (Prostatectomy)

A prostatectomy is the surgical procedure that removes the cancerous prostate gland and related structures.

Spleen Conditions (Splenectomy)

A splenectomy is the surgical procedure in which the spleen is removed due to cysts and tumors.

Stomach/Gastric Cancers (Gastrectomy)

A gastrectomy (partial or complete) is the surgical procedure in which all or part of the stomach is removed.

Uterine Cancer & Benign Fibroids (Hysterectomy, Myomectomy)

Our physicians can perform a hysterectomy or a myomectomy through tiny incisions with extraordinary precision and control.


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