Robotic Surgery

Candela and Schreier Surgical

Robotic Surgery Specialists and Surgical Oncologists located in West Hills, CA, Thousand Oaks, CA,& Tarzana, CA; serving the San Fernando Valley

Robotic surgery, also known as robotic-assisted surgery, is among the most significant technological advancements in modern medicine. Dr. Frank Candela and Dr. David Schreier are both experienced in robotic surgical procedures.  These services, among many others, are available from Candela and Schreier Surgical in West Hills and Thousand Oaks, California, while also serving the San Fernando Valley. The team is available to treat those living in Agoura Hills, West Hills, Calabasas, and surrounding San Fernando Valley and Simi Valley area. If you’re in need of surgical care and wonder if robotic surgery is right for you, book a consultation today, either online or by phone.

Robotic Surgery Q & A

The term robotic surgery might spark images of boxy silver robots with surgical instruments poised over a wary patient. In reality, robotic surgery is a way for your surgeon to perform complicated procedure with small incisions.  It is a form of advanced minimally invasive surgery.  In other words, surgery without the old fashioned large scars or long, sometimes painfull healing times.

Robotic surgery allows the surgeon to conduct operations using a high-definition, 3 dimensional view inside a patient, while precisely moving two or three instruments at a time.

A robotic arm is equipped with a fiberoptic camera, and surgical instruments are used by Dr. Candela or Dr. Schreier to .perform and complete the indicated procedure.

Magnification of the surgical field allows for better visualization of the important aspects of a specific operation.  These can be detailed in depth at your consultation with Dr. Candela or Dr. Schreier

Additional advantages of robotic surgery include:

  • Less blood loss
  • Lower risk of  certaincomplications
  • Faster recovery time
  • Lower risk of surgical site infection
  • Less noticeable scarring

There are always risks associated with any surgical procedure, and these will be outlined at your consultation appointment.

Candela and Schreier Medical Corporation uses the da Vinci robotic surgery system, an FDA-cleared surgical platform now in use in all 50 states and in 66 countries. The system uses wristed instruments that translate your surgeon’s hand movements to precise movement of the surgical instruments within your body.

Robotic surgery is becoming the norm in many types of surgery. At Candela and Schreier Medical Corporation, the da Vinci surgical system is used in hernia repair and colon surgery.

Dr. Candela and Dr. Schreier are among the most experienced surgeons in the region in regard to laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgery. When you entrust either of them with your care, you can rest assured that you’re in capable and caring hands.

To learn more about robotic surgery or other minimally invasive surgical techniques, book a consultation with Candela and Schreier Medical Corporation at your earliest convenience. Online scheduling makes it easy to find a time that fits your busy schedule.

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