If your doctor has recommended you have a prostatectomy, it’s natural to have concerns. Our patients often ask if prostate surgery will affect their bladder control or sexual performance. But you can rest assured knowing prostatectomy is safer and less invasive than ever before — and in many cases, it saves lives.
Scripps surgeons perform many prostate surgeries every year. Whenever possible we use the latest minimally invasive techniques, including robotic prostatectomy.
Before you have a prostatectomy, it’s important to understand what to expect before, during and after your procedure. Learn more about prostatectomy, including why it’s performed and what types are available.
Thousands of men across San Diego County have had robot-assisted prostatectomy at Scripps. Learn more about this minimally invasive alternative to open surgery.
Robotic prostatectomy surgery may not be appropriate for all patients. Talk to your surgeon about all your treatment options, including the risks and benefits of each.
If you’re a candidate for minimally invasive prostatectomy and prefer a robotic approach, you’ll find unmatched expertise at Scripps.
For robot-assisted procedures, our surgeons are some of the most experienced in San Diego. With more than a decade’s experience using the da Vinci Surgical System, they’ve performed thousands of robotic prostatectomies.
Equally important, our surgeons are required to undergo continuous, highly specialized training in robot-assisted techniques. If you or a loved one are planning to have robotic prostatectomy surgery at Scripps, you can count on us to provide care that is both safe and effective.