Robotic, Laparoscopic and General Surgery in Birmingham, AL

Robotic/Laparoscopic Surgery is a surgical technique that involves using several small incisions which are 5-10mm in length. Thin tubes, called trocars, are placed through these incisions into the abdominal cavity. Carbon dioxide gas slowly inflates the abdomen. A long, thin camera is placed in one of the trocars and allows the surgical team to view the inside of the abdomen on a TV monitor. Specialized instruments are then placed in the other trocars so the surgeon may perform the operation.

Robotic/Laparoscopic and General Surgeries Performed

  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Robotic/Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy- Achalasia Surgery
  • Robotic/Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Robotic/Laparoscopic & Open Hepatobiliary Surgery for liver and bile duct
  • Breast Surgery
    • Stereotactic and Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
    • Mass/Lump removal
    • Cancer Surgery: lumpectomy, mastectomy, sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Robotic/Laparoscopic & Open Colon Resection for Cancer, Diverticulitis and Colitis
  • Upper Endoscopy
  • GERD/Reflux Surgery
    • Robotic/Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
    • Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Toupet Fundoplication
    • Combination Hiatal Hernia Repair with TIF (Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication)
  • Robotic/Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
  • Robotic/Laparoscopic & Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Robotic/Laparoscopic & Open Ventral/Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Component Separation Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Robotic/Laparoscopic Hiatal and Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
  • Robotic/Laparoscopic & Open Pancreatic Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
    • Removal of adenoma
    • Four gland exploration
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Robotic/Laparoscopic & Open Small Bowel Surgery
    • Adhesions
    • Tumors
    • Bleeding
  • Robotic/Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Robotic/Laparoscopic & Open Stomach Surgery
    • Ulcer disease and cancer
  • Thyroid Surgery
    • Lobectomy
    • Total thyroidectomy


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