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What kind of training is required to perform robotic surgery?

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  • A OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology), answered on behalf of
    What kind of training is required for a practicing physician to use robotic surgery?
    Doctors must be specially trained to perform robotic surgery. In this video, Rodolfo Saenz, MD, an OB/GYN at Riverside Community Hospital, describes the training, especially for those doctors who are acquiring the skill after basic medical education.
  • A Surgery, answered on behalf of
    What Kind of Training is Required to Perform Robotic Surgery?
    Robotic surgery requires a different set of skills, says Allison Davis, MD, general surgery at MountainView Hospital. In this video she explains that an aptitude for minimally invasive and laparoscopic techniques is necessary to start.
  • What Kind of Training Is Required to Perform Robotic Surgery?
    Basic training in residency,  training in simulation programs and certification is needed to perform robotic surgery. Learn more from Scott Benninghoven, MD, in robotic surgery with the Regional Medical Center of San Jose. 
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