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Northern Westchester Hospital Surgeon Reaches New Single-Incision Robot-Assisted Gallbladder Removal Surgery Milestone
Date:4/9/2013

roximately 1 million people in the U.S. have their gallbladder removed each year and most procedures are performed through traditional laparoscopy using four incisions.

Surgeons at Northern Westchester Hospital have performed over 1,000 robot-assisted procedures including: Gynecological procedures such as hysterectomy; urologic procedures, such as prostatectomies; and general surgery procedures such as gallbladder removal and colon resections for benign and malignant diseases.

About Northern Westchester Hospital
Northern Westchester Hospital(NWH) provides quality, patient-centered care that is close to home through a unique combination of medical expertise, leading-edge technology, and a commitment to humanity. Over 750 highly-skilled physicians, state-of-the-art technology and professional staff of caregivers are all in place to ensure that you and your family receive treatment in a caring, respectful and nurturing environment.

NWH has established extensive internal quality measurements that surpass the standards defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA). Our high-quality standards help to ensure that the treatment you receive at NWH is among the best in the nation. For a complete list of our services, please visit http://www.nwhc.net.

Contact:
Gretchen Mullin
Associate Director of Marketing & Communications
Northern Westchester Hospital
gmullin(at)nwhc(dot)net
914-666-1266
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