Cancers Treated Robotically

At RPCI, almost 100% of prostate cancer surgeries and all invasive operable bladder cases are performed with robotic assistance. RPCI holds the international record for number of cystectomies (bladder removal) performed, and is a global leader in robotic technique refinements that improve patient outcomes and reduce side effects. The Robotics Surgical Center uses this innovative approach to treat many different forms of cancer. All circumstances being equal, robot-assisted surgery will be performed over conventional surgery for the following:

Area Cancers/Conditions Treated RPCI Surgeons
Gastrointestinal Colorectal Cancer

Liver Cancer

Boris Kuvshinoff, MD
Thoracic Lung Cancer

Chukwumere E. Nwogu, MD

Elisabeth Dexter, MD

Sai Yendamari, MD

Genitourinary Kidney Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Bladder Cancer

Khurshid A. Guru, MD

James Mohler, MD

Willie Underwood, MD

Thomas Schwaab, MD

Gynecology Endometrial Cancer

Cervical Cancer

Simple & Radical Hysterectomy

Shashikant Lele, MD

Kunle Odunsi, MD

Peter Frederick, MD