News & Press

Media coverage of the successes of da Vinci® Robotic Surgery has been widespread. In the following video clips and news stories, patients and surgeons express their satisfaction with the robotic technology and the excellent outcomes.

Local Media

January 20, 2014 - Another Robotic Surgical Weight Loss First at Largo Medical Center
Largo, FL

November 21, 2013 - A Surgical Weight Loss Procedure Goes Robotic For The First Time in Pinellas County at Largo Medical Center
Largo, FL

October 29, 2012 - Brandon Regional Hospital Performs Single-Site Incision Robotic Surgery to Remove Gall Bladder
Brandon, FL

April 16, 2012 - Surgical Team at St Petersburg General Hospital Removes Gallbladder Through Tiny Belly Button
St. Petersburg, FL

April 04, 2012 - Single-Incision Robotic Surgery Now Available at Doctors Hospital
Sarasota, FL

April 04, 2012 - New, First-In-The-Area Surgery Is A "Hole In One" at Memorial Hospital
Jacksonville, FL

November 29, 2011 - NFRMC Performs Another Robotic Surgery First in Region: Robotic Tubal Ligation Reversal
Gainesville, FL

November 9, 2011 - St Petersburg General Hospital Named a Distinguished GYN Robotic Training Epicenter
St. Petersburg, FL

March 31, 2011 - St. Petersburg General Hospital is Tampa Bay Area Leader in Training Surgeons on the Latest Robotic Technology
St. Petersburg, FL

March 31, 2011 - St. Petersburg General Hospital Offers the Newest Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgery Technology
St. Petersburg, FL

February 14, 2011 - Northwest Medical Center Now Offering Robot-Assisted
Margate, FL

May 31, 2008 - da Vinci Ribbon Cutting at Brandon Regional Hospital
Brandon, FL

May 13, 2008 - First Hospital in Central Florida to Perform Robot-Assisted General Surgery
St. Petersburg, FL

November 30, 2007 - Cardiothoracic Team Performs Robot-assisted Aortic (Mitral) Valve Repair
Aventura, FL

October 26, 2007 - da Vinci Robotic Surgery System Comes to Community Hospital
New Port Richey, FL

September 21, 2007 - AHMC Acquires the Latest in Robotic Surgery
Aventura, FL

May 17, 2007 - AHMC Offers da Vinci Surgical System for Prostatectomy and Gynecologic Surgery
Aventura, FL

National Media

Robot reinvents bypass surgery
USA Today
, April 29, 2008
Prostate Cancer's Prognosis U.S. News & World Report , September 7, 2007
Cutting Edge
By Jennifer Barrett
Newsweek, Dec. 12, 2005
The Robot Is In – and Ready To Operate
By Carol Marie Cropper
BusinessWeek, March 14, 2005
Cancer specialist confronts cancer: Doctor sold on steadiness of robotic hands for surgery
By Peggy Peck
CNN, May 11, 2005