Robotic Surgery Debuts at Strong Memorial Hospital

The first cardiac surgery case – a mitral valve repair – was performed using robotic surgery technology (da Vinci Surgical System) on Thursday, September 25, 2003 by a cardiac team at the Strong Heart and Vascular Center. The team was led by surgeons Peter Knight, M.D., and George Hicks Jr., M.D.

The patient, a 60-year-old woman from Rochester, is doing well and was discharged Monday, September 29th.

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