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Queen’s celebrates 10,000 surgeries using da Vinci robots

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Queen’s Medical Center celebrated its 10,000th da Vinci procedure on Monday. Chaplain Nori Hamamoto performs a Hawaiian blessing of the new da Vinci XI SP surgical robot. The SP joins Queen’s da Vinci Xi systems for use in urological and gynecologic surgeries, heart-valve repair, thorascopic surgeries, gastrointestinal and esophageal surgeries and gastric bypass.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Surgeons at The Queen’s Medical Center displayed the movements Monday of the da Vinci XI SP robot, which facilitates surgery through a single incision.

Robots at the Queen’s Medical Center have completed more than 10,000 surgeries, a milestone for the hospital that has invested millions of dollars in the technology since 2007. Read more

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