Aster MIMS Launches Robotic Surgery


Kozhikode: Aster MIMS has introduced the latest da Vinci Robotic Surgical System, the first of its kind in North Kerala.

The robotic surgical system would be used across Urology, Gynaecology, Oncology, Gastrointestinal Surgery and Paediatric Surgery. The launch of this revolutionary system allows minimally invasive surgery which is of immense benefit to the patient.

Robotic or robot-assisted surgery allows the surgeons to perform complex procedures with more precision, flexibility and control compared to conventional techniques. The benefits to the patient include less invasive procedures with fewer complications, less pain with minimal blood loss, smaller and less noticeable scars, and quicker healing and recovery with fewer days stay in the hospital.

Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman and Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare said, “We are pleased to offer the latest in robotic surgical system for the benefit of our patients. With our experienced senior surgeons trained in robotic surgery, patients can look forward to superior treatment solutions for their problems at an affordable cost. At Aster MIMS, we shall continue to bring the latest developments in medical science and technology to our patients.”

Surgical Robots combine the best of science, engineering and medicine and bring in an added degree of safety to surgical procedures. These system gives a surgeon superior visualisation and allow meticulous dissection and precise suturing. It is 100 per cent safe as the surgeon is completely in control of the system at all times.

At Aster MIMS, the option of Robotic surgery is available in the Urology, Gynaecology, Oncology, Gastrointestinal Surgery and Paediatric Surgery Departments. Dr. Ravikumar Karunakaran, Senior Consultant and Head – Department of Urology; Dr. Surdas R, Consultant Urologist; Dr. Abhay Anand, Consultant Urologist; Dr. Sajeesh Sahadevan, Senior Consultant and Head of Department of Gastro Surgery;  Dr. Rajesh Nambiar, Senior Consultant, Gastro Surgery; Dr. Nazer T, Senior Consultant, Gynaecology; Dr. Salim V P, Consultant, Surgical Oncology and Dr. Abraham Mammen, Senior Consultant and Head – Department of Paediatric Surgery are the doctors who are trained in Robotic Surgery.