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Highly advanced technology has led to the development of a revolutionary new form of prostate surgery, the robotic prostatectomy. 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.

The World's Most Experienced Robotic Surgeon

Dr. Vipul Patel serves as the Medical Director of the Global Robotics Institute. He has personally performed the most robotic prostatectomies in the world and has currently performed over 18,000 procedures. He has utilized his skill and knowledge in this field to train and educate surgeons world wide. He is editor emeritus of the Journal of Robotic Surgery and of the first robotic urology textbook. Prior to joining AdventHealth, Dr. Patel practiced at The Ohio State University where he served as the Director of Robotic and Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery.

Together, da Vinci® surgery technology and your doctor have the ability to perform complex procedures through just a few small openings.
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About Dr. Vipul Patel

Dr. Patel is world-renowned for his contribution to the field of robotic-assisted surgery. He is one of the most experienced robotic surgeons in the world and has personally performed more than 18,000 robotic prostatectomies.

Dr. Patel has developed techniques in robotic surgery that have translated to improve patient care and outcomes. His innovations have helped to improve cancer treatment and return of early urinary continence and sexual function.

Dr Patel authored the first textbook on robotic urologic surgery, has written several textbook chapters, and published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Benefits and What to Expect

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