Robotic-Assisted Surgery at Inova Loudoun Hospital

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery at Inova Loudoun Hospital

Learn why robotic-assisted surgery may be your best treatment option

Inova Loudoun Hospital offers the latest technology in minimally-invasive robotic surgery utilizing the daVinci® Surgical System. Robotic-assisted surgery puts your surgeon's hands at the controls of a robotic platform so refined that even the most complex, delicate procedures can be performed through very small incisions with unmatched precision.

doctor with da Vinci machine
Medical Director Gregory Schenk, MD, with the da Vinci console


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Types of robotic-assisted surgery available at Inova Loudoun Hospital

General surgery

  • Abdominal exploration, lysis of adhesions
  • Bowel surgery (colon resection)
  • Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal) – can be performed using the single-site robotic-assisted technique
  • Hernia repair
  • Nissen (anti-reflux procedure)

Gynecologic surgery

  • Hysterectomy (uterus removal) – can be performed using the single-site robotic-assisted technique
  • Myomectomy (fibroid removal)
  • Oopherectomy (ovary removal)

Urology and urogynecologic surgery

  • Adrenalectomy (adrenal removal)
  • Cystectomy (bladder removal)
  • Nephrectomy (kidney removal)
  • Partial Nephrectomy (kidney mass removal)
  • Prostatectomy (prostrate removal)
  • Pyeloplasty (renal pelvis repair)
  • Sacrocolpopexy (prolapse repair)
  • Nephroureteroctomy (removal of kidney and ureter)

Benefits of robotic surgery

The advantages of robotic surgery for the patient are significant and may include:

  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Less blood loss
  • Fewer complications
  • Less need for narcotic pain medicine
  • Faster recovery
  • Smaller incisions resulting in minimal scarring

Read our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about the benefits of robotic-assisted surgery.

Our team

Inova Loudoun Hospital robotic-assisted surgical teamTo find a robotic-assisted surgeon at Inova Loudoun Hospital, view our list of participating physicians here or call 1-855-MY-INOVA (1-855-694-6682).