Meet Our Robotic Surgery Team
Leaders and Innovators in Robotic-Assisted Surgical Procedures
As central Ohio’s leading provider of minimally invasive robotic surgery, OhioHealth has more robotic experts across more specialties in more locations than any other area healthcare system.
Meet Our Team
Our robotic surgery team excels in performing minimally invasive surgery using the da Vinci® Surgical System. Using this “smart surgery,” we can perform complex procedures with remarkable precision. Patients benefit from less discomfort, easier healing and faster recovery.
OhioHealth surgeons use advanced robotic techniques for general surgeries, such as appendectomies and gall bladder surgery, as well as colon, urology and other more specialized procedures. Surgeons, nurses and other specialists on your care team will vary depending on the procedure.
Health professionals who may contribute to your care include:
- Advanced Practice Providers
Specialists with advanced training who work closely with your doctor to address complex medical situations.
Medical doctors with advanced specialization in administering medications to control pain and support vital functions. They care for patients before, during and after surgery.
Doctors who specialize in caring for people who are hospitalized. During your stay, you’ll see more than one hospitalist. They work as a team to direct and respond to your health and medical needs during your stay.
- Lab Technicians
Professionals who draw blood, collect tissue and body fluid samples, and perform microscopic tests under the supervision of a medical technologist or doctor. Your doctor will use these test results to diagnose and treat your condition.
- Medical Social Services
Also known as Case Management or Social Workers, patient and family advocates who work as part of your care team. They can assist in various ways, from finding needed information and resources to counseling in times of emotional distress.
Specially trained and educated healthcare professionals who collaborate closely with your doctors. They’ll take a hands-on role in delivering compassionate and expert care, from admission through follow-up.
- Nurse Practitioners
Certified nurses who have earned a graduate degree in advanced practice nursing. They work closely with care teams and may conduct physical exams, order lab tests and perform certain procedures.
- Occupational Therapists
Healthcare specialists who work as part of a team. They provide therapies that can improve your ability to develop or improve basic abilities needed for everyday activities to live and work.
- Physical Therapists
Healthcare specialists who help improve or restore your ability to move freely, including muscle and joint function, after illness or injury.