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Computer-Assisted Surgery for Faster Recovery

Reduce pain, discomfort, and recovery time through robotic surgery. Turn to North Dover Ob-Gyn Associates in Toms River, New Jersey, and let our expert surgeons lead you towards faster recovery.


Dr. John Sutherland

An Alternative to Traditional Surgery

Robotic surgery is a new and advanced surgical technology emerging in the medical profession. Dr John Sutherland is a gynecologic surgeon, who is a diplomat of both the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American College of Surgeons. Dr Sutherland has been performing robotic surgery since 2006. This treatment is done with the help of a computer-controlled robot. With this kind of procedure, surgeons are able to perform complex operations even through small incisions. The robots are not programmed. From the control panel, doctors regulate the machine to perform functions such as cutting, placing sutures, and coagulating blood vessels. Their surgeon's vision can be magnified by factors of 10.

Advantages of Robotic Surgery

What's great about robotic surgery is that it allows shorter recovery time. Patients don't even have to stay overnight, as they can immediately be discharged on the day of the operation. Scars usually disappear quickly and patients can get back to work within 2-3 weeks. Additionally, because only smaller incisions are done, blood loss is reduced to less than a single ounce, eliminating the need for transfusion. If you want to learn more how this procedure is done, please visit http://gynrobotic.com.