Surgery doesn’t have to stop the most important thing to you—Life. Minimally Invasive surgery doesn’t just mean shorter hospital stays, faster recoveries, less pain and less worry. It means our specialists are trained in getting you back to life, faster.

Our locations offer the most advanced minimally invasive procedures, including robotic surgery, for a broad range of services, including:

Walker Baptist Medical Center

  • General Surgery

  • Gynecology

  • Urology

Shelby Baptist Medical Center

  • Cardiothoracic

  • General Surgery

  • Gynecology

  • Urology

Princeton Baptist Medical Center

  • Cardiothoracic

  • Colon/Rectal Surgery

  • General Surgery

  • Urology

Our board-certified surgeons are highly trained in performing minimally invasive procedures from removing gallbladders to treating cancers of the prostate and lung in the least invasive manner possible.

When minimal means more.

Minimally invasive surgery, which includes robotic surgery, enables even the most complex procedures to be performed with the most precise and least invasive surgical treatments available. This type of surgery puts the surgeon’s hands at the control of state-of-the-art equipment with high-definition vision and specialized instruments, allowing for smaller incisions in the skin—just a few millimeters in length. A camera, called an endoscope, is controlled by the physician and images from the endoscope are projected onto monitors in the operating room. This allows surgeons a clear, enlarged view of the surgical site, while special instruments allow the surgeon to explore, remove or repair the affected area of the body.

As a result, the surgeon can perform the procedure with more control and precision through smaller incisions with less pain. All robotic surgeries are performed by one of our highly-trained surgeons and skilled medical team.

Procedures

Our surgeons perform numerous minimally invasive procedures, including:

  • Clolecystectomy: removal of the gallbladder
  • Prostatectomy: removal of part or all of the prostate gland
  • Hysterectomy: removal of the uterus, and for certain conditions the Fallopian tubes and ovaries are removed
  • Adrenalectomy: removal of one or both of the adrenal glands
  • Sigmoidectomy: removal of part of all of the sigmoid colon (the part just above the rectum), most commonly performed to remove tumors in the colon.
  • Hemicolectomy: removal of the either the ascending colon (right) or the descending colon (left)
  • Lobectomy: removal of one of the lobes of the lung
  • Nephrectomy: removal of the kidney
  • Hernia repair: technique using a patch (mesh) to repair of a bulge or tear in the abdominal wall (muscle)
  • Gastrectomy: removal of part or all of the stomach
  • Appendectomy: removal of the appendix
To find a physician specializing in minimally invasive robotic surgery, click here: FIND A DOCTOR

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