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Findlay Women's Care

OB-GYNs located in Findlay, OH

Da Vinci Robotic Surgery

Some gynecological conditions end up requiring surgery, which comes with risks, such as excessive bleeding and infections. Da Vinci® robotic surgery minimizes these risks by offering minimally invasive procedures for many common gynecological conditions, such as endometriosis. At Findlay Women’s Care, Dr. Carmen Doty-Armstrong, Dr. Dawn Hochstettler, and Dr. Kimberlee Perkins offer da Vinci robotic surgery for women in Findlay, Ohio.

Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Q & A

What is da Vinci robotic surgery?

Da Vinci robotic surgery involves the use of robotic instruments and a high-definition 3D camera for performing certain gynecological procedures. Your doctor views the camera’s images and guides the robotic instruments, which are part of a wrist-like robotic device, to perform a minimally invasive procedure.

Keep in mind that your doctor has total control over the robotic instruments at all times. These instruments can’t move on their own, which increases the safety of these procedures.

What are the advantages of da Vinci robotic surgery?

Traditional surgical procedures, such as hysterectomies, involve making large incisions and putting surrounding tissue at risk of being damaged. These surgical procedures have longer recovery times and greater risks of complications, such as bleeding and infections. They also typically cause more pain and discomfort during the healing process.

Da Vinci robotic surgery uses a minimally invasive approach that involves making small incisions rather than large ones. This helps reduce recovery time, minimizes risks, and results in less pain and discomfort.

What kinds of procedures are available?

Your Findlay Women's Care doctor can use Da Vinci robotic surgery for several gynecological procedures that would normally be done using open or traditional surgery. These include the following:

  • Hysterectomy for benign conditions
  • Hysterectomy for cancer
  • Endometriosis resection to ease symptoms of endometriosis
  • Myomectomy to remove uterine fibroids
  • Sacrocolpopexy for pelvic prolapse

Am I a good candidate for da Vinci robotic surgery?

That depends on certain factors, such as the type of procedure you’re having and whether you have any medical conditions that might make this surgery unsafe or increase your risk of complications.

In general, though, da Vinci robotic surgery is considered safe for many women who need certain gynecological procedures done. Your doctor at Findlay Women’s Care will determine if you’re a suitable candidate for da Vinci robotic surgery after taking all relevant factors into consideration.

What does recovery from da Vinci robotic surgery involve?

The recovery process shouldn’t take as long as it would for open surgery since you’ll have smaller incisions that need to heal. You’ll likely have some soreness afterward, which you can typically manage with nonprescription pain relievers. Your doctor will give you detailed information on recovering from your procedure.

If you’d like more information on da Vinci robotic surgery, please contact Findlay Women’s Care to make an appointment with Dr. Carmen Doty-Armstrong, Dr. Dawn Hochstettler, or Dr. Kimberlee Perkins today.

Most Major Insurances Accepted

We are providers for most of northwest Ohio's major health insurance plans. If you have medical insurance, we are anxious to help you receive your maximum allowable benefits. Prior to your first visit, please contact your insurance company to verify that our practice is an accepted provider in your plan. Once you have confirmed your insurance plan's acceptance, we will be happy to process your insurance claims for you. Please bring 1) a copy of your current insurance card 2) Photo ID that matches the last name as the name on your insurance card. If you do not see your insurance provider please contact our office.

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Findlay Women's Care
1917 South Main Street
Findlay, OH 45840
Phone: 419-420-0904
Fax: (419) 420-1893
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