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da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

Robot-assisted, minimally invasive surgery at Methodist Health System in North Texas

Thanks to the latest evolution in surgical and robotics technologies, there is now an effective alternative to traditional open surgery and laparoscopy that allows physicians at Methodist Health System to provide patients with the best of both approaches.

Robot-assisted surgery with the da Vinci Surgical System allows surgeons to operate using only 1 – 2 centimeter incisions, but with greater precision and control than ever before, minimizing the pain and risk associated with large incisions while increasing the likelihood of a fast recovery and excellent clinical outcomes.

For what procedures and conditions can the da Vinci Surgical System be used? 

The da Vinci surgical system can be used in procedures that treat a range of conditions. da Vinci Surgery, performed by independently practicing physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff, is available at Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson medical centers for: 

General surgery

Colorectal surgery

Gynecologic surgery

Heart surgery

Thoracic surgery

Head and neck surgery

Urologic surgery 

Benefits of da Vinci surgery

For most patients, da Vinci surgery can offer numerous potential benefits over traditional surgery. Potential benefits to da Vinci robotic surgery can include:

  • Significantly less pain
  • Less blood loss
  • Fewer complications
  • Less scarring
  • A shorter hospital stay
  • A faster return to normal daily activities

Learn more about da Vinci robotic surgery at Methodist Health System

Call 214-947-0000 to learn more about the da Vinci Surgical System at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, and Methodist Mansfield Medical Center.

Call 972-4-DR-LINE to learn more about the da Vinci Surgical System at Methodist Richardson Medical Center.


The da Vinci System is a robotic surgical platform with magnified 3D, high-definition vision designed to take surgery beyond the limits of the human hand. By overcoming the challenges of traditional surgical approaches, da Vinci is changing the experience of surgery for people around the world.

Your doctor controls the da Vinci 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," da Vinci cannot act on its own – surgery is performed entirely by your doctor.




While clinical studies support the effectiveness of the da Vinci System when used in minimally invasive surgery, individual results may vary. Surgery with the da Vinci Surgical System may not be appropriate for every individual. Always ask your doctor about all treatment options, as well as their risks and benefits.

Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff, including those trained in the da Vinci Surgical System, are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System or any of its affiliated hospitals.


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