At Long Beach Medical Center, we want what’s best for you. So, we acquire the latest technology and partner with the best doctors, to offer the latest treatment options for you and your loved ones.
Long Beach Medical Center is leading the way in advancing minimally invasive surgery using robotic and computer-assisted surgeries and technologies. Each of our surgeons is completely credentialed through a rigorous training process. Additionally, our surgical support teams are specialty trained in the management of robotic procedures. Utilizing the latest technology, such as the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System, ExactechGPS® Shoulder Application, ExcelsiusGPS® Robotic Navigation, Mako™ and O-arm, our surgeons are able to offer a variety of procedures for a wide range of specialties, including:
Intuitive Surgical® has designated Long Beach Medical Center a Mentor Case Observation Site for robotic-assisted thoracic surgery using the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System. As one of only three Mentor Case Observation Sites in Southern California, we will welcome three to four surgeons each year to learn the latest robotic-assisted surgery techniques from our da Vinci® Xi™ thoracic surgery expert, Dr. Amir Abolhoda. Dr. Abolhoda uses the da Vinci® Xi™ to perform cardiothoracic procedures within our MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute and thoracic cancer procedures within the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute.
Mentoring includes discussion of patient pathology, surgical approaches, intraoperative applications and post-operative patient management. During surgery, Dr. Abolhoda will help surgeons from around the United States develop skills by teaching them unique techniques and by providing a step-by-step demonstration on the system. This mentoring allows these surgeons to bring these advanced techniques to their own practice to enhance patient care in their area.
Our staff is dedicated to providing its patients with the highest quality care. Our surgical center includes 23 general surgery operating rooms, featuring the highest quality surgical technology with warm personalized care in a comfortable atmosphere, designed to put patients at ease.
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The goal of myomectomy is to remove uterine fibroids while preserving normal uterine tissue, usually in anticipation of future pregnancy. Historically, this surgery required a large incision, with subsequent increased risks, patient discomfort and prolonged healing time.
Selecting a surgeon to perform your surgery is an important decision to make. When selecting a surgeon, it is important to look for surgeons who are highly trained in their fields. MemorialCare’s experienced and compassionate surgeons provide high quality care and have vast expertise in a variety of surgical specialties.
A robotic-assisted Gastrectomy procedure is performed by making four small incisions – one 12 mm incision at the patient’s belly button, and three 8mm incisions at the upper abdomen.
Located throughout Orange County and Los Angeles County, MemorialCare-affiliated physicians are locally and nationally recognized in their area of expertise. We've made it easy to find a quality healthcare provider right in your own backyard.
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