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Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
At Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, we're committed to providing innovative and safe alternatives to traditional open surgery. Whether we're using state-of-the-art robotic-assisted technology or endoscopic techniques, our surgeons can perform complex and delicate procedures through small incisions with unmatched precision.
The benefits of minimally invasive surgery can include:
- Small incisions
- Less pain
- Low risk of infection
- Short hospital stay
- Quick recovery time
- Less scarring
While minimally invasive surgery effectively reduces recovery time and gives surgeons greater control, it isn't for everyone. Sometimes traditional open surgery provides surgeons better access to the area to be treated, and sometimes a patient's age, physical condition and surgical history may necessitate open surgery.
To learn whether minimally invasive surgery is right for you, schedule a consultation with one of our specialty departments.
Learn more about the types of minimally invasive procedures offered at Johns Hopkins.