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Robotic Surgery at Norman Regional

Your doctor can treat a range of gynecologic conditions – from chronic pelvis pain to abnormal bleeding – minimally invasively with the da Vinci Surgical System. Through a da Vinci procedure, which requires only a few small incisions, you can get back to life faster – without the usual recovery following major surgery

The da Vinci Surgical System is an innovative alternative to open surgery and a highly useful tool for laparoscopic surgery.

Benefits include:

  • smaller incisions
  • less pain
  • shorter hospital stay
  • faster recovery time

Only you and your doctor can decide whether da Vinci Surgery may be right for you. Some symptoms and conditions that may require a hysterectomy include:

  • Pelvic pain
  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Endometriosis
  • Cancer
  • Falling uterus or bladder

Read more about the benefits of robotic surgery and how doctors are using this new tool in the following article

How It Works

The da Vinci Surgical System is a sophisticated robotic designed to enable complex surgery using a minimally invasive approach. The system consists of a surgeon’s console, a patient-side cart with four robotic arms, a 3D HD vision system and EndoWrist® instruments.

The da Vinci System is designed to seamlessly translate the surgeon's hand movements into more precise movements of the EndoWrist instruments. The da Vinci System’s high-resolution 3D viewer is designed to provide surgeons with an immersive experience. The targeted anatomy appears at high magnification, in brilliant color and with natural depth of field.

To perform a procedure, the surgeon uses the console’s master controls to maneuver the patient-side cart’s four robotic arms, which securely hold the EndoWrist instruments and high-resolution endoscopic camera.


Norman Regional is proud to partner with an expert team of physicians. Please select "Find a Doctor" in the "Robotic Surgery Next Steps" menu above to view a list of doctors who are utilizing the new da Vinci Surgical System at the HealthPlex hospital, located at Interstate 35 and Tecumseh Road in Norman.