What kind of training is required to perform robotic surgery?

Robotic surgery training includes a completing coursework, an accreditation process and lots of experience. Leonardo Espinel, MD from StoneSprings Hospital Center, shares more about the process in this video.
Surgeons who perform robotic surgeries have to take special courses in robotics, as well as its applications, and undergo supervision during surgery, says Frank Candela, MD, with West Hills Hospital & Medical Center. Learn more in this video.
Rodolfo E. Saenz, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
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.

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