Surgery at RWJ Hamilton

If you are planning to have a surgical procedure, you are in good hands at RWJ Hamilton. Our team, highly skilled in medical-surgical and anesthesia medicine, allows our patients to benefit from the latest surgical and endoscopic procedures, including laparoscopic and minimally invasive procedures, and robotic-assisted surgery -- which typically result in less pain and faster recovery.

Our surgical center is equipped with the latest in technology, which includes micro instrumentation, lasers, fiber optic cameras, and video systems and advanced imaging equipment. In addition, we offer:

  • Board certified surgeons and endoscopists
  • Specially-trained surgical staff

Same Day Surgery offers convenience. Patients are able to return to the comforts of home and support of family and friends on the same day.

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Robotic Surgery

Through the combination of surgical expertise and the The da Vinci Surgical System®, robotic-assisted surgery uses a state-of-the-art system designed to help your doctor perform the most precise and least invasive procedure possible. Providing surgeons with enhanced capabilities, including high-definition 3D vision and a magnified view, robotic-assisted surgery enables the surgeon to see tissues and blood vessels at a level of detail far beyond what is possible with open surgery or laparoscopic surgery.

Your doctor controls the system, which translates his or her hand movements into smaller, more precise movements of tiny instruments inside your body. Though it is often called a robot, the system cannot act on its own. Instead, the surgery is performed entirely by your doctor. The system's tiny instruments have an even greater range of motion than the human hand.

The Benefits

This technology allows your doctor to perform complex procedures through just a few tiny openings. For patients, da Vinci surgery offers a variety of benefits, including:

  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Less pain
  • Less blood loss and transfusions
  • Less scarring
  • Quicker return to normal activities

As with any surgical procedure, these benefits cannot be guaranteed since surgical outcomes can vary by patient and procedure.


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