For Professionals

Robotic Observations

Doctors Hospital of Augusta, a leading multidisciplinary daVinci Surgical Systems program located in Augusta, Georgia, is offering case observations for the following cutting edge procedures.

Gynecological Surgery



Rafael Jordan, MD

Rafael Jordan, MD

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • The University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
  • Cristian Thomae, MD

    Cristian Thomae, MD

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • The Virginia Commonwealth University




  • The daVinci trained gynecologists at Doctors Hospital of Augusta have extensive collective experience with daVinci surgery.  Combined, Drs. Thomae and Jordan have utilized the technology in more than 300 gynecological procedures.  These procedures include hysterectomies, myomectomies, and endometriosis cases.  Both physicians perform complex pathology cases such as prior surgeries and large uteri. 

    Dr. Thomae began practicing Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Augusta area in 1990 and was also one of the original founders of Augusta Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists, LLC in 2002.  Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Dr. Thomae received his B.S. from George Mason University, his medical degree from The Virginia Commonwealth University and completed his residency from the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia.  He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Dr. Thomae was honored in 2008 and 2009 as a Patient’s Choice physician, an honor bestowed on less than 5% of the nation’s active physicians.

    Dr. Jordan joined Augusta Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists, LLC in 2002 having graduated from The University of Puerto Rico and The University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and completing his residency at The University Hospital in Puerto Rico.  He is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

    Case Observation Opportunities

    If you are interested in observing a daVinci case with Drs. Thomae or Jordan, please use the contact information below for available dates and times:

    Sue Kitlan, Operating Assistant of Surgical Services
    Sue.Kitlan@hcahealthcare.com
    (706) 651-2510

    Travel Information

    Airport

    Augusta Regional Airport (13 miles from Doctors Hospital)

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    Intuitive Contact

    Tripp Eaves
    Tripp.eaves@intusurg.com
    Cell: (706) 284-4391

    Required Documentation

    Complete both of the attached forms, please read instructions on where to fax them.