Robotic General Surgery

Advanced Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment Options

The surgeons in the Division of General Surgery at Rochester General Hospital treat all major body systems and regularly diagnose and treat patients with a range of diseases and conditions, from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and hernias to thyroid disease and hand fractures. Skilled in the most advanced surgical techniques, including da Vinci® robotic surgery, we use minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery whenever possible to reduce your discomfort, shorten your recovery time and ensure you receive the best possible outcome.
We specialize in the following surgical and nonsurgical procedures and conditions:
  • Hernia repair – Open, laparoscopic and robotic (da Vinci®)
    • Hiatal
    • Incisional 
    • Inguinal
    • Umbilical
    • Ventra
  • Laparoscopic appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - single incision and robotic (da Vinci)
    • Abdominal perineal resection (APR)
    • Low anterior resection (LAR)
  • Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration
  • Laparoscopic gastrostomy (g-tube) placement
  • Laparoscopic nissen fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic splenectomy