Minimally invasive surgery is performed through very tiny incisions using cameras and micro instruments to treat benign and malignant disease. Minimally invasive surgery can achieve the same surgical goals as standard open surgery with less pain, shorter hospital stay, smaller scars, and a more rapid recovery.
Our surgeons have taken specialized fellowship training in Laparoscopic Colon surgery. The immediate benefits of reduced time in the hospital, less pain, tiny cosmetic incisions, and more speedy return to full activity have been obvious to our patients their nurses, and our patients families. Nearly every colon surgical procedure has been performed laparoscopically by our surgeons.
Patients that may benefit from Laparoscopic Colon surgery: