da Vinci® Robot Assisted Surgery
Brookings Health System offers the most sophisticated surgical technology close to home, da Vinci robotic assisted surgery and da Vinci Single-Site surgery. Experienced, highly trained surgeons and staff provide personalized, patient-centered care. The minimally invasive surgical approach provides several patient benefits, including less pain, a shorter hospital stay, and a quick return to normal daily activities.
Brookings’ Bob Munich shares his experience having hernia surgery with a da Vinci robotic procedure.
Watch Doctors Tara Haarsma and Larissa Bennis talk about the da Vinci hysterectomy procedure they perform at Brookings Health.
Watch SDSU professor Gary Hatfield of Brookings talk about the da Vinci hernia repair he had with us.
Watch Dr. Jeffrey Johnson, M.D. of Brookings talk about what a hernia is, how it is repaired and why robotic surgery is the method he prefers to use for repairs.
Learn more about da Vinci surgery below.
Key Benefits of da Vinci surgery include:
- Patient Benefits: less pain, shorter hospital stay, reduced infection risk, less blood loss, and smaller incisions with minimal scarring, helping patients quickly return to work and daily activities.
- Enhanced Surgeon Capabilities: robot provides greater precision, superior vision, and enhanced dexterity while remaining 100% under physician control.
- Highly-Trained, Expert Staff: experienced surgeons and dedicated daVinci surgical team undergo comprehensive training to perform procedures and care for patients.
- Why Choose Brookings Health: offers the latest technology while providing personalized care tailored to the patient.
Certified da Vinci Surgeons at Brookings Health System
Dr. Theresa Oey
Dr. Richard Gudvangen
Dr. Larissa Bennis
Dr. Jeffrey Johnson
Dr. Tara Haarsma
Ask your surgeon if da Vinci robotic assisted surgery at Brookings Health System is right for you. All surgeries have a risk factor.