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Doctors Hospital of Augusta


When medication and non-invasive procedures are unable to relieve symptoms, surgery remains the accepted and most effective treatment for a range of gynecologic conditions. These conditions may include:

  • cervical and uterine cancer
  • uterine fibroids
  • endometriosis
  • uterine prolapse
  • menorrhagia or excessive bleeding

Traditional gynecologic surgery uses a large incision. This type of open surgery may cause significant pain, trauma, and a long recovery period.

Less Invasive

Illustration of da Vinci® vs traditional incisionsFor complex hysterectomies and other gynecologic procedures, robot-assisted surgery with the da Vinci® Surgical System may be the most effective, least invasive treatment option. Through tiny, 1-2 cm incisions, surgeons using the da Vinci System can operate with greater precision and control.

Doctors Hospital first in Augusta to perform Hysterectomy through Belly Button Incision with da Vinci® Si System.

Procedures performed with the da Vinci® Surgical System:

  • Hysterectomy—surgical removal of the uterus and/or other reproductive organs
  • Myomectomy—surgical removal of uterine fibroids
  • Sacrocolpopexy—surgery for uterine or vaginal vault prolapse

Find a Doctor

Call (706) 651-3636 to speak to our Nurse Navigator, Patricia Wheeler, RN.