Dr. Kenneth A. Levey, one of NYC most experienced benign gynecologic robotic surgeon, will be speaking at the Second Annual UCLA Advanced Techniques in Robotic Surgery Conference.

March 26, 2013 - Dr. Levey will be giving two lectures. His first lecture will focus on difficult hysterectomy and techniques for safely managing the large uterus. His second lecture will focus on advanced techniques in detecting and removing endometriosis. For more information on the conference http://www.cme.ucla.edu/courses/cme-download?event_id=1980021

NYU Langone Leading Robotic Surgeon Teaches Advanced Robotic Techniques

October 1, 2012 - The Robotic Surgery Center at NYU Langone Medical Center recently completed its second year offering monthly robotic surgery education sessions for minimally invasive robotic procedures. Michael Stifelman, MD, director of the Robotic Surgery Center teaches and moderates each seminar at NYU Langone using the latest technology in robotic surgery. The educational sessions offer an opportunity to educate surgeons in the U.S. and internationally about the advanced techniques used to perform robotic surgery. More...

Experts Perform Advanced Robotic Surgery via Satellite at American Urological Association 2012 Annual Meeting

May 23, 2012 - A team of urological surgeons from NYU Langone Medical Center performed a robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy in New York and beamed the procedure from New York via high definition satellite to more than 400 participants attending the American Urological Association’s (AUA) 2012 Annual Meeting in Atlanta earlier this week. More...

New “Hybrid” Robotic Bypass Procedure Restores Coronary Blood Flow with Minimal Trauma and Maximum Effectiveness

March 8, 2012 - In recent months, NYU Langone’s robotic cardiac surgeons have begun teaming with the Medical Center’s interventional cardiologists to perform a remarkable new “hybrid” procedure that combines non-invasive angioplasty with a minimally-invasive, robot-assisted coronary artery bypass operation. More...

Dr. Michael Zervos Selected to Proctor Robotic Thoracic Surgery Cases

March 1, 2012 - NYU Langone surgeon Michael Zervos, MD, has been asked by Intuitive, Inc., manufacturer of the da Vinci Si surgical robot, to serve as a proctor for surgeons learning to master the skills of robotic thoracic surgery. More...

NYU Robotic Surgery Center Acquires Its Third Da Vinci Si Surgical Robot

December 10, 2011 - The NYU Robotic Surgery Center recently announced that it has acquired its third da Vinci Si surgical robot—the world’s most advanced surgical system. The new addition extends the center’s presence as the premier multidisciplinary robotic surgery program in the New York metropolitan area, placing NYU Langone Medical Center among an elite group of institutions nationwide with three state-of-the-art surgical robots in daily use.

NYU Robotic Surgery Center Makes International News with Its Research on Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

August 1, 2011 - Two recent NYU Langone studies on the effectiveness and safety of robotic partial nephrectomy have been featured in reports by the international news agency Reuters and related videos on Reuters Health/The Doctors Channel Daily Newscast. More...

NYULMC's Cardiothoracic Surgery Department Adds Endoscopic Robotic Mitral Valve Repair to Its List of Robot-Assisted Procedures

June 15, 2011 - The Cardiothoracic Surgery Department at NYU Langone Medical Center—already one of the few programs on the East Coastthat performs robot-assisted cardiac surgery—is now the only medical center in the New York area to offer endoscopic robotic mitral valve repair. This procedure was introduced at NYU Langone this past spring byDr. Didier Loulmet, who performed the world's first robotic mitral valve repair with Dr. Alain Carpentier in 1998. More...

NYU Robotic Surgery Center Performs Its 1,000th Robot-Assisted Procedure

June 6, 2011 - This spring, the surgeons at NYU Langone's Robotic Surgery Center passed a major milestone: their 1,000th robot-assisted surgical procedure performed. What makes that statistic even more remarkable is the number of different surgical departments that have contributed to reaching this landmark achievement over the past three years. NYU is the only institution in New York to have surgeons dedicated to robotic surgery across multiple surgical disciplines More...

NYU Langone's Robotic Surgery Center Performs the Medical Center's First-Ever Robot-Assisted Lobectomy Procedure

June 1, 2011 - The Robotic Surgery Center at NYU Langone Medical Center has added robot-assisted lobectomy (lung resection) to its growing list of robotic procedures. In this operation for early-stage lung cancer, the surgeon uses the da Vinci Si surgical robot's miniaturized instruments and camera to remove the entire affected lobe of the lung along with adjacent lymph nodes, all through a series of small incisions in the chest. More...

NYU Langone Medical Center Offers Real Time Imaging Technique To Advance Robotic Surgery For Patients

March 29, 2011 - NYU Langone Medical Center completed its first surgery this month using a new near-infrared fluorescence imaging guided system available on the da Vinci Si Surgical System, the most advanced robotic surgical system in the world. More..

Largest Robotic Partial Nephrectomy Series in the World

February 4, 2011 - Dr. Michael Stifelman, Director of Robotic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center was senior author on the largest robotic partial nephrectomy series in the world. This study showed that robotics allows us to do the most complex renal tumors (hilar lesions) as effectively as those lesions which are not complex. More..

Dr. Michael Stifelman Receives Crystal Award for His Pioneering Work in Robotic Urologic Surgery

January 11, 2011 - Dr. Michael Stifelman, Associate Professor of Urology and Director of Robotic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center, has been named the 2011 recipient of the Crystal Award, given by Intuitive Surgical, Inc., to surgeons who have contributed significantly to the advancement of clinical knowledge in the field of robot-assisted surgery. More...

Dr. Nirit Rosenblum to Teach Ground-Breaking CME Course on Robotic Surgery for Female Pelvic Organ Prolapse

November 1, 2010 - One of the NYU Robotic Surgery Center's surgeons, Nirit Rosenblum, MD, Assistant Professor of Urology, will collaborate with two colleagues to offer a first-of-its-kind course training other surgeons on the use of the da Vinci Si surgical robot to treat female pelvic organ prolapse. More...

NYU Robotic Surgery Center to Offer Onsite CME Course in Robotic Renal Surgery

October 1, 2010 - On Saturday, December 4, 2010, The Robotic Surgery Center at NYU Langone Medical Center will be offering a day-long post-graduate course in "Robotic Renal Surgery: Simplifying Complex Procedures." More...

NYU Langone's Robotic Surgery Program Continues to Expand with Acquisition of a Second da Vinci Si Surgical Robot

August 16, 2010 - With our acquisition in July, 2010 of a second da Vinci Si computer-guided surgical robot, the Robotic Surgery Center at NYU Langone Medical Center now has the most active multi-specialty robotic surgery program in the New York metropolitan area. The availability of two dedicated robotic operating rooms is enabling our program to grow in a number of ways. More...

Dr. Michael Stifelman will be leading the first Robotic Renal Surgery course

November 11, 2009 - Dr. Michael Stifelman, Director of Robotic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center will be leading the first Robotic Renal Surgery course in New York City on Wednesday, December 9th at the NYU Langone Medical Center. Four internationally recognized robotic renal surgeons will be participating in this course. More...

First Real-Time Broadcast of Robotic Kidney Surgery on da Vinci Si System

April 27, 2009 - The first real-time broadcast of a partial nephrectomy on the da VinciSi® HD robotic surgical system was featured at the Annual Meeting, of the American Urological Association today in Chicago, IL. The surgery was performed by Dr. Michael Stifelman, Director of Robotic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center. More...

Dr. Michael Stifelman Demonstrates Robotic Surgery Technology on Good Morning America

May 05, 2009 - Michael Stifelman, M.D., Director of Robotic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center, appeared this morning on ABC's "Good Morning America," discussing robotic surgery with host Diane Sawyer. More...

Dr. Michael Stifelman Proctors Quebec's First Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

February 09, 2009 - Dr. Michael Stifelman, Director of Robotic Surgery at NYU Langone, proctored Québec's first-ever robotic partial nephrectomy on February 9th. More...


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