Englewood, CO, September 08, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center announced that Dr. Kevin Davis, board-certified OB/GYN and oncology physician with Rocky Mountain Gynecologic Oncology at Swedish Medical Center successfully performed his 1,500th robotic assisted surgery this week.
“It’s a proud achievement for me and for our surgical robotics program at Swedish Medical Center,” said Dr. Davis. “I am thrilled to have impacted so many patients in a positive way.” Dr. Davis was one of the first surgeons in Denver and the Rocky Mountain region to perform robotic minimally invasive gynecologic surgery and he continues to be a leader in robotic-assisted gynecologic procedures. The Surgical Robotics Institute at Swedish is one of the leading centers in the region.
“It is exciting to celebrate this milestone with Dr. Davis,” said Tyler Hood, vice president of operations at Swedish Medical Center. “This achievement represents 1,500 of Dr. Davis’s patients who have benefitted from less invasive surgery and faster healing.”
Robotic Surgery is a minimally invasive technique that is performed using the precision of a robot and the expertise of a surgeon. Patient benefits include less pain, smaller incisions, and a faster recovery time. Using the da Vinci Xi® Surgical System, surgeons at the Swedish Medical Center Surgical Robotics Institute perform advanced gynecologic surgery, general surgery, and urologic surgery. For more information about the Institute visit SwedishHospital.com/Robotics.
Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians.
With stroke door to treatment times averaging just 20 minutes, Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment, and was the state’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Swedish also serves as the region’s neurotrauma and orthopedic trauma provider and is the area’s only level I trauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center. Over 150 facilities regularly transfer highly complex cases to Swedish.
Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty including adult and pediatric emergency, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology and urology. Additional information about the hospital is available at www.SwedishHospital.com.