You’d Want Your Back Surgery to be Safe, Precise, and Less Invasive.
So, You’d Want Robot-Assisted Spine Surgery at Fatima Hospital.
Trust your aching back to us. Schedule an appointment today!
Where Your Spine Is Concerned, Surgeons Demand Precise Navigation.
The Excelsius GPS robot provides spine surgeons with the precision that is absolutely required in spine surgery. Avoiding damage to surrounding nerves and tissue spells the difference between positive patient outcomes or unnecessary complications.
Specifically, this exciting new surgical system provides our spine surgeons with greatly improved visualization of the spine and surrounding anatomy, allowing for smaller incisions as well as the precise navigation required for the installation of spine hardware such as screws or braces.
In addition, the Excelsius robotic assistant streamlines the surgical workflow by ending reliance on multiple x-rays and the consequent excess radiation exposure during surgery. reduces radiation exposure to surgeons and staff.
The new system delivers better surgical outcomes with shorter recovery time and improved patient safety. Fatima is one of just two hospitals in Rhode Island offering robot-assisted spine surgery.
A History of Surgical Innovation and Leadership.
Fatima Hospital has a long history of introducing surgical innovations to Rhode Island, including the state’s first outpatient surgery program, the first introduction of laparoscopic surgery, Rhode Island’s first nationally accredited hip and knee replacement surgery, and the state’s first same-day joint replacement surgery program.
In addition, Fatima Hospital has the state’s most modern surgical facility and technology that now include robot-assisted surgery.
The following surgeons are trained and credentialed for use of the Excelsius GPS Robot:
Ask your doctor for a referral to one of our experienced spine surgeons.
Being able to communicate any of the symptoms you are experiencing will allow you to provide helpful information to your spine doctor. It can reveal to your doctor how severe your spinal injury is or what spinal condition you have. It is important to schedule an appointment with a spine doctor near you if you have any of the following symptoms:
- Aching pain in the neck or back that does not get better
- Inability to bend or twist the torso due to pain
- Intense pain after lifting a heavy object
- Muscle spasms in the neck or back
- Pain that radiates down from the back to the legs or feet
- Pain that radiates down from the neck to the arms or hands
- Tingling sensation or numbness in the legs or arms
- Weakness in the legs or arms
Our doctors understand that a spinal injury can have an impact on your lifestyle and keep you from living the life you love. To discuss your options, schedule a consultation with one of our surgeons specializing in the back, neck, and spine