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Gynecologic Surgery - Benign

Traditional open gynecologic surgery, using a large incision for access to the uterus and surrounding anatomy, has for many years been the standard approach to many benign gynecologic procedures. Yet with open surgery can come significant pain, trauma, a long recovery process and threat to surrounding organs and nerves.

For complex hysterectomies and other benign gynecologic procedures, robotic-assisted surgery with the da Vinci® Surgical System may be the most effective, least invasive treatment option. Through tiny, 1-2 cm incisions, surgeons using the da Vinci Surgical System can operate with greater precision and control, minimizing the pain and risk associated with large incisions while increasing the likelihood of a fast recovery and excellent clinical outcomes.

Surgeons performing robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery:

Amanda Bowman, D.O.
Dominique El-Khawand, M.D.
Mary Keperling, D.O.
John Lawrence, M.D.
Carlos Roberts, M.D.
Joycelyn Schindler, M.D.
Lesley Sweeney, M.D.
Kevin Wolverton, M.D.

For more information about robotic gynecology surgery at WellSpan York Hospital or a referral to a gynecologic surgeon certified in da Vinci surgery, call the WellSpan HealthSource at (717) 851-3500 or (800) 840-5905.


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