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Pediatric Robotic Surgery

Morristown Medical Center, in conjunction with Goryeb Children’s Hospital, uses the da Vinci® Surgical System to treat children with urologic conditions, such as:

  • Kidney tumors and cancer
  • Ureteral reflux
  • Ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO)
  • Varicocele conditions

Robotic procedures available for children and adolescents:

  • Partial nephrectomy
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Total nephrectomy
  • Ureteral reimplantation
  • Varicocele seal repair

Potential benefits of pediatric robotic surgery include:

  • Less scarring, blood loss and pain
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Quicker recovery time and return to daily activities
  • Decreased risk of infection

Robotic Surgery for Cancers and Tumors

Robotic surgery offers cancer patients a minimally invasive alternative to open surgery and in some cases, may minimize or eliminate the need for chemotherapy and radiation therapy.