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Dr. Vipul Patel Completes 18,000th Surgery

On April 29, 2024, Dr. Vipul Patel completed his 18,000th robotic-assisted prostatectomy. This is not only a milestone in his career, but also in the world of robotic-urologic surgery as he is the only single-surgeon to complete this number of robotic-assisted prostatectomies. Each one has provided a unique opportunity to impact the life and health of a patient through robotic surgery treatment and whole-person care.

How Can AdventHealth Global Robotics Institute Help You?

Our Specialties

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  • Robotic Bladder Surgery

    When abnormal cells grow out of control in your body, they can form a cancer tumor. This tumor crowds out your healthy cells. When this occurs in the bladder, it is known as bladder cancer.

  • Robotic Gynecologic Surgery

    Our physician team specializes in compassionate patient care, the latest benign and cancer treatment options, innovative research and highly advanced procedures, such as robotic surgery.

  • Robotic Head and Neck Surgery

    The Global Robotics Institute includes one of the most skilled robotic-assisted head and neck surgery teams in the region, backed by some of the most sophisticated technologies and therapies available.

  • Robotic Kidney Surgery

    Our team has traveled world wide to perform and teach their state of the art technique in robotic assisted laparoscopic radical nephrectomy and robotic partial nephrectomy.

  • Robotic Prostate Surgery and Treatments

    Our robotic prostatectomy program is world renowned for its nerve sparing approach and we have consistently demonstrated superior outcomes with respect of cancer control, incontinence and impotence.

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Now Offering HIFU Prostate Cancer Treatment

With the guidance of world-renowned robotic surgeon Vipul Patel, MD, we now offer high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) to treat prostate cancer, right here in Central Florida. Using energy beams to destroy cancer cells, this incision-free procedure targets cancer cells without surgery or radiation and allows for a quicker recovery than with traditional prostate cancer treatments.

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World-Class Leaders

AdventHealth Global Robotics Institute encompasses only those who are global leaders in their field. All members must meet an extensive list of rigorous requirements.

Excellence in Patient Care

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  • GRI's first husband and wife to both complete surgery with Dr. Patel, Buzz and Meryl Tabatchnick, share their story.

  • Bob Sharra was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He researched the type of care and consulted with Dr. Patel who performed a robotic surgery and turned him into a prostate cancer survivor.

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A World of Experience

From robotic prostate surgery to robotic hysterectomy, our treatment options are designed to be minimally invasive to ensure a quick recovery and overall great experience for our patients. We have assembled a comprehensive team to deliver the best option to each patient that comes to the Global Robotics Institute.

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Robotic Urologic Surgery: All You Need to Know

At the AdventHealth Global Robotics Institute, we have one of the most experienced, world-class medical teams for robotic surgery in the country.

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A Guide to Robotic-Assisted Prostatectomy and How It Benefits Patients

Thanks to state-of-the-art technology, robotic laparoscopic surgery is helping thousands of patients across the globe have safer surgeries with condensed recovery times. Then they can get back on their feet in a fraction of the time.

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The Complete Guide to Prostate Cancer Surgery

One of the most important factors to beating prostate cancer is early diagnosis and treatment, which boosts survival rates over 90%. Learn more about how we can help at the AdventHealth Global Robotics Institute.