Methodist Willowbrook Hospital Adds Second da Vinci Robotic Surgical System

Since adding a second da Vinci® Surgical System, Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is now the only hospital campus in Northwest Houston with two robotic surgery platforms. This advanced medical technology is used to treat heart disease, uterine tumors and fibroids, prostate and other cancers, as well as obesity and many common conditions prevalent in today’s society.

“We were the first hospital in our area to offer robotic surgery and are now able to provide even more readily available, convenient access by offering a second robotic surgical system,” said Beryl Ramsey, chief executive officer at Methodist Willowbrook Hospital and senior vice president of The Methodist Hospital System. “Since we have a number of doctors who are trained and proficient in a wide range of robotic surgeries, our goal is shorten the wait time for physicians and their patients who are candidates for this type of surgery.”

The da Vinci Surgical System provides patients with a less invasive surgical option that can improve surgical outcomes and overall standard of care, as well as reduce recovery time. This advanced medical technology gives surgeons a magnified, three-dimensional view of delicate organs and tissue that allows precise maneuvering in the operating field. Fine instruments controlled by physicians from the state-of-the-art robotic platform provide pinpoint accuracy and create much smaller incisions and less obtrusive presence for some of the most complex and delicate procedures.

To schedule an appointment with a Methodist Willowbrook physician call 281-737-2500. Visit to watch an informative video about robotic prostatectomy.