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

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  • A OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology), answered on behalf of
    What should patients look for in a surgeon who performs robotic surgery?
    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.
  • What Should Patients Look for in a Surgeon Who Performs Robotic Surgery?
    Patients seeking robotic surgery should look for a surgeon with experience with the technology and specialized training in the type of surgery. Learn more from Scott Benninghoven, MD, in robotic surgery with the Regional Medical Center of San Jose. 
  • A Gynecologic Oncology, answered on behalf of
    What should patients look for when seeking a surgeon who performs robotic surgery?
    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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