Robotic Surgery News

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

What clues might brain metrics hold about the skill levels of surgeons who perform robot-assisted surgeries? Looking for better ways to assess the proficiency of surgeons performing these complex procedures, researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo determined whether cognitive assessment can effectively measure the expertise of robotic surgeons with varying levels of experience.

Friday, May 9, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Ball placement. Suture pass. Needle handle and exchange. These are terms you’ll typically hear only in conversations involving surgical staff or medical students.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

BUFFALO, NY — Researchers from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and four collaborating institutions have evaluated the effectiveness of a novel curriculum to safely train surgeons on the da Vinci Surgical System, which is used to perform robot-assiste

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

BUFFALO, NY — Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) has named Peter Frederick, MD, to a new leadership role within the Department of Gynecologic Oncology.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

First-of-their-kind training tools available for four common robot-assisted surgery procedures

Monday, January 10, 2011

BUFFALO, NY - Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) has become the first institution in the United States to be accredited as a Training Institute in Robot-Assisted Surgery by the Société Internationale d'Urologie (SIU).

Friday, August 20, 2010

Elspeth McDougall, MD, Chair of the American Urological Association (AUA) Office of Education and Director of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Education Center at the University of California’s Irvine Medical Center, visit

Thursday, May 27, 2010

BUFFALO, NY — A Buffalo-based international expert on robot-assisted surgical techniques has created the first-ever virtual instructional manual on robot-assisted surgery. The interactive guide, “Operative Manual of Robot-Assisted Urologic Surgery,” edited by Khurshid A.