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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Minimize the effects of surgery on your life and your body with robotic-assisted surgery at Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

Leading-Edge Surgical Care

Benefit from the latest robotic surgical technology which integrates there-dimensional, high-definition video and robotic technology to virtually extend your surgeon's eyes and hands.

These robotics allow your surgeon to employ high precision and agility, providing access to hard-to-reach organs while preserving healthy tissues and nerves. In addition, you'll experience:

  • Exceptional cancer removal ability for cancer-related surgery
  • Faster recovery
  • less chance of complications, such as infection
  • Less bleeding and less chance of needing a blood transfusion
  • Less pain and less need for pain medications
  • Minimal scarring - internally and externally
  • Quicker return to normal activities
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Smaller incision

Rest assured knowing that your surgical team has extensive training and experience in providing this innovative treatment for:

Choose Avera for Your Surgery

View all Avera surgical locations and find out more about surgery services at our regional facilities.

What Avera Surgery Patients Say

"When my son Luke needed ear and adenoid surgery, I chose Avera Sacred Heart Hospital because I wanted the best—and the assurance that any problem could be handled well. At Avera Sacred Heart, Yankton’s only full-service hospital, I knew Luke would get top-quality care."

–Katie Farmer


"After weight-loss surgery, everything in my life is better. I sleep better at night and wake up feeling refreshed and rested."

–Janet Mellema

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