Medical Director Gregory Schenk, MD, With the da Vinci ConsoleInova Loudoun Hospital offers the latest technology in minimally-invasive robotic surgery utilizing the daVinci® Surgical System. Robotic-assisted surgery puts your surgeon's hands at the controls of a robotic platform so refined that even the most complex, delicate procedures can be performed through very small incisions with unmatched precision.

Types of Robotic-Assisted Surgery Available at Inova Loudoun Hospital

  • Abdominal exploration, lysis of adhesions
  • Bowel surgery (colon resection)
  • Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal) – can be performed using the single-site robotic-assisted technique
  • Hernia repair
  • Nissen (anti-reflux procedure)
  • Hysterectomy (uterus removal) – can be performed using the single-site robotic-assisted technique
  • Myomectomy (fibroid removal)
  • Oopherectomy (ovary removal)
  • Adrenalectomy (adrenal removal)
  • Cystectomy (bladder removal)
  • Nephrectomy (kidney removal)
  • Partial Nephrectomy (kidney mass removal)
  • Prostatectomy (prostrate removal)
  • Pyeloplasty (renal pelvis repair)
  • Sacrocolpopexy (prolapse repair)
  • Nephroureteroctomy (removal of kidney and ureter)

Benefits of Robotic Surgery

The advantages of robotic surgery for the patient are significant and may include:

  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Less blood loss
  • Fewer complications
  • Less need for narcotic pain medicine
  • Faster recovery
  • Smaller incisions resulting in minimal scarring

Read our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about the benefits of robotic-assisted surgery.

Our Team

Inova Loudoun daVinci TeamTo find a robotic-assisted surgeon at Inova Loudoun Hospital, view our list of participating physicians here or call 1-855-MY-INOVA (1-855-694-6682).


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