Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgical Options at Medical City Plano

Medical City Plano Offers the Next Evolution of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Robotic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery designed to enhance both the patient’s surgical experience as well as the surgeon’s ability to overcome current vision and maneuverability limitations of minimally invasive techniques.

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Recent advancements in robotic-assisted innovations provide surgeons at Medical City Plano a new realm of intraoperative sight, empowering range of motions and enhanced access to parts of the human body that simply wasn’t possible with prior generations. This means a patient experience that will likely include:

  • Smaller incisions
  • Decreased blood loss
  • Reduced pain and discomfort
  • Reduced trauma
  • Faster healing and recovery time
  • Less risk of infection
  • Shorter hospitalization

Robotic Approach to Minimally Invasive Surgery

Complex procedures that may not have been possible using previous minimally invasive techniques or those that may have required a larger incision through traditional open surgery are now possible through robotic-assisted procedures offered and performed regularly at Medical City Plano. Minimally invasive robotic surgery is available for these services:

Colon and Rectal

  • Colon cancer and colonectomy
  • Diverticulitis of the intestine
  • Rectal cancer and lower anterior resection
  • Rectal prolapse

General Surgery


  • Endometriosis
  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Oophorectomy
  • Ovarian cystectomy
  • Uterine conditions requiring a hysterectomy
  • Uterine fibroids and myomectomy
  • Vaginal prolapse

Thoracic Procedures

  • Esophageal cancer
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Nissen fundoplication
  • Lung cancer and lobectomy
  • Mediastinal cysts and tumors

Urologic Procedures

  • Prostate cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Urinary obstructions

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols are in place for robotic procedures.