Capital Health Becomes Region’s First Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery

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HOPEWELL, N.J., Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In August, Capital Health Medical Center- Hopewell was designated a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery” (COERS™) by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). The Center of Excellence accreditation distinguishes Capital Health as having met rigorous, internationally recognized standards in providing the safest, highest quality of care and surgical capabilities.
“Capital Health’s designation as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery affirms our commitment of providing patients along the Philadelphia, New Jersey, New York corridor with access to the most advanced medical technologies, expert physicians, and world-class, patient care close to home,” said Dr. Cataldo Doria, medical director of the Capital Health Cancer Center and physician director of the Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery.
Robotic-assisted surgery — sometimes referred to as high-precision surgery — may be an option to traditional surgery. Considered minimally invasive, robotic-assisted surgery is known for its many benefits including smaller incisions, lower risk of infection, less pain, and faster recoveries. It can be used to as a treatment for many cancers, including colon, gynecologic, head and neck, liver, lung, prostate, pancreatic cancers.
Under the direction of Dr. Doria, expertise within the hospital’s robotic surgery program has grown dramatically. In 2019, Capital Health’s surgeons performed …

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