- No scar left behind: New robot-assisted gall bladder surgery goes through the belly button.
- Superior surgery: Less invasive, laparoscopic and robotic procedures produce safer, scarless results.
- Surgery without a scar: Two patients appreciate the benefits of scarless thyroid and gall bladder surgeries.
- Lois Bettis: At 81, John C. Lincoln patient becomes first in Arizona to undergo a robot-assisted Whipple procedure.
- da Vinci Robotic Surgical System helps improve clinical outcomes, redefine standards of care.
The John C. Lincoln Program for Robotic and Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
Guided by our commitment to medical excellence, John C. Lincoln Hospitals provide a full spectrum of surgical services. Designed to improve better patient outcomes through minimally invasive technologies, the John C. Lincoln Program for Robotic and Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) is for patients suffering from any of the following conditions:
- Abdominal conditions affecting the duodedum, distal bile and benign or malignant tumors.
- Benign tumors.
- Colorectal cancer.
- Intestinal conditions, such intestinal blockage or bleeding, infection, or ulcers due to inflammation (Crohn's Disease).
- Liver disease, tumor or mass.
- Pancreas conditions, including chronic pancreatitis and cancer of the pancreas.
- Pelvic prolapse.
- Pre-cancerous polyps.
- Prostate cancer.
- Sinus conditions.
- Thyroid nodule or mass (goiter).
- Uterine fibroids.
If your doctor recommends surgery to treat your symptoms or condition, you may be a candidate for minimally invasive surgery, an effective alternative to open surgery. The benefits of minimally invasive surgery are numerous:
- Less post-operative pain and discomfort.
- Less risk of infection.
- A shorter hospital stay.
- Faster recovery and return to normal daily activities.
- Less scarring.
- Better patient outcomes.
If you or a loved one is contemplating surgery, know that our qualified team of experts is available at John C. Lincoln. For a referral or more information please call our program coordinator at 602-331-7831.