Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery

Aurora offers advanced robotic-assisted surgical techniques to improve the outcome of patients with colon cancer and other colorectal conditions. Robotic-assisted surgery lets the surgeon perform select, complex procedures with precise detail and less physical trauma for the patient.

Robotic-assisted surgery can be used to treat colon cancer, rectal cancer, diverticulitis and ulcerative colitis.

Experience Counts

Since initiating our robotic-assisted surgery program in 2002, Aurora Health Care physicians have collectively performed more than 4,700 robotic-assisted procedures using the daVinci Surgical System.

The robotic-assisted colorectal surgery team is led by James Klas, MD, a board-certified colorectal surgeon.

Additional benefits of robotic-assisted prostate surgery:

  • Significantly less pain
  • Less trauma to surrounding tissue
  • Less blood loss
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Faster recoveries
  • More rapid return to everyday activities
  • Less scarring
  • Less risk of infection

To learn more about robotic-assisted surgery, see our  frequently asked questions.

If you are considering a robotic-assisted surgery, consider asking your physician the following questions:

  • What experience do you have with robotic-assisted surgery?
  • What types of robotic-assisted surgery procedures have you done?
  • How many robotic-assisted surgery procedures have you done?
  • What type of outcomes have your patients experienced?

To find out if robotic-assisted surgery may be right for you, visit Aurora’s Second Opinion Program or call 888-973-2663.