Services & Specialties
Robotic Surgery in Houston
Robotic surgery can be used to perform a variety of surgeries for qualified candidates.
Most of Memorial Hermann's da Vinci systems are used clinically for a variety of
surgeries, while one is an essential component of the Memorial Hermann Surgical Innovation
& Robotics Institute. Open since January 2003, the
Institute has trained numerous surgical teams from around the country. It is the largest training site for
robotic surgery in the nation and the only one in the southwest.
Memorial Hermann's innovative technology offerings include the da Vinci® Surgical System, the first operative surgical robotic system in the world approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The da Vinci Surgical System integrates
robotics, computer technology and surgical skill to simplify a number of
existing surgeries, transforming traditionally invasive surgeries into
minimally invasive procedures.
Hermann Memorial City Medical Center offers
knee resurfacing, a minimally-invasive treatment option for adults living with
early to mid-stage osteoarthritis (OA) that has not yet progressed to all three
compartments of the knee.
is less invasive than traditional total knee surgery and is performed using RIO®, a
highly advanced, surgeon controlled robotic arm system. Memorial Hermann
Memorial City is the first and only hospital in west Houston to acquire this