Denver, CO, March 14, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children are proud to offer adolescent and pediatric robotic procedures for the following conditions: Appendectomy, Intestinal resection, Choledochal Cyst, Cholecystectomy, Splenectomy, Partial Splenectomy, Adrenalectomy, Nissen Fundoplication, Heller Myotomy, Pyloroplasty, Intestinal Resection, Ileostomy, Colon Resection, Colectomy with Pull Through, Correction of Malrotation and Ovarian Cyst Removal.
Dr. Kristin Shipman, pediatric surgeon and the only physician using the da Vinci® Xi robot for pediatric and adult procedures in Colorado, states, “There are many benefits to using the robot on pediatric and adolescent patients for these procedures including: shorter hospital stays, decreased blood loss, decreased pain, quicker return to work, smaller incisions, improved cosmetic appearance, decreased operative times and a decreased likelihood of mortality.”
In 2003, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s was the first hospital in the Rocky Mountain Region to acquire a robot, obtaining the da Vinci® Si. Today, P/SL is one of the largest robotic programs in the region offering robotic procedures for: Colorectal, ENT, Gallbladder, General, Hernia Repair, Hysterectomy, Nephrectomy, Prostatectomy, Sacrocolpopexy for Pelvic Prolapse and Single-Site Surgery.
For more information on pediatric services at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, please visit www.rockymountainhospitalforchiildren.com. For more information about adult robotic services, please visit Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center at https://pslmc.com/robotics.
About HCA/HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center
For more than 135 years, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL) has been meeting the healthcare needs of patients and their families from across the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions, and from around the world. With more than 80 specialties, 1,200 specialists and primary care physicians and 1,800 employees, P/SL and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children is the only tertiary/quaternary combined pediatric and adult hospital in this region. Leading comprehensive services include the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cardiovascular Services, Cancer Care, Blood & Marrow Transplant, Labor & Delivery/Mom & Baby, Maternal-Fetal Care, Orthopedics, Spine, Kidney/Liver Transplant, Hyperbaric Medicine, Wound Healing, Infectious Disease and more. For more information, please visit www.pslmc.com.
About HealthONE’s Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at P/SL
Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at P/SL is a dedicated pediatric hospital and the anchor facility for HealthONE’s system of pediatric care. With more than 300 board-certified pediatric specialists and sub-specialists, RMHC has the largest Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in the Rocky Mountain region, the most experienced high-risk maternal fetal program, a world-renowned specialized center for minimally invasive surgery for infants and children and a nationally renowned institute for youth sports medicine, including a center focused on concussion. RMHC has 9 Denver-area locations and two dedicated pediatric ERs. For more information, please visit www.rockymountainhospitalforchildren.com.