What should patients look for in a surgeon who performs robotic surgery?

When choosing a surgeon, a patient should get a feel for the doctor and research their previous experience. Watch Bradley C. Ryan, MD, FACS, of Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, explain more.
Experience in an important factor to consider when looking for a surgeon who performs robotic surgery. Watch the video and hear Leonardo Espinel, MD from StoneSprings Hospital Center, discuss more.
Susan A. Crockett, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
Susan Crockett, MD, obstetrics and gynecology at Northeast Methodist Hospital, advises patients to choose robotic surgeons who have completed over 400 robotic surgeries. Watch this video to learn more.
Ricardo E. Estape, MD
Gynecologic Oncology
If you need surgery -- robotic, laparoscopic or open -- you should look for a surgeon who has the most experience, advises Ricardo Estape, MD, a gynecologic oncologist at Baptist Health South Florida.

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