Minimally Invasive Surgery at
Dedicated teams at Pennsylvania Hospital, consisting
of surgeons, nurses and technicians in various
specialties, are trained in minimally invasive
surgical techniques and procedures. Our physicians
have in-depth expertise, treating patients using
minimally invasive techniques on a daily basis.
In addition, many of our surgeons lead the field
in many different minimally invasive techniques
including patellofemoral joint replacement,
laparoscopic bariatric surgery, hernia repair
and multiple cardiac surgeries.
also participate actively in national minimally
invasive surgical organizations, keeping them
at the forefront of developments in this emerging
medical specialty. While all minimally invasive
surgeries have the potential to necessitate
a conversion to an "open"
procedure during the operation, the conversion
rate at Pennsylvania Hospital is very low due
to the experience of our skilled surgeons.
Pennsylvania Hospital provides advanced minimally
invasive surgical options in the following specialties: