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New York Surgeon Discusses Benefits of Laparoscopy for Seniors

Posted on October 10th, 2013 by

The Benefits of Laparoscopy are Particularly Apparent for Seniors by Jerald Wishner, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Co-Director of the Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery at NWH. Laparoscopic surgery offers many advantages when compared to similar procedures performed through a large open incision. Patients undergoing a laparoscopic surgery experience: less pain earlier return of intestinal function […]

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Dr. Jerald Wishner Explains How a Progressive Surgical System Robot Improves Colorectal Surgery and More

Posted on July 12th, 2013 by

NWH Adds Innovative Surgical Robot for Minimally Invasive Surgery by Jerald Wishner, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Co-Director of the Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery at NWH. A recent article in MD News chronicles the latest move by NWH to ensure that colorectal surgery and other laparoscopic procedures performed at Northern Westchester Hospital is more […]

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NY Robotic Surgeon Explains Minimally Invasive Surgery with the da Vinci® Robot

Posted on October 8th, 2012 by

Robot-assisted Surgery Got its Start on the Battlefield by Dr. Warren Bromberg The original destination for guided robotic surgery was the battlefield: The hope was that expert surgeons could operate on injured soldiers remotely. While these plans have yet to pan out, robotic technology has been adapted for civilian use. Northern Westchester Hospital now has […]

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