Health care takes another major step forward in the Lake Area with the recent acquisition of the Da-Vinci-X system. The Da-Vinci-X is an advanced robotic surgery system, with voice and laser guidance, considered to be the gold standard of treatment especially when it comes to prostate surgery. Dane Henry, Lake Regional Health System C-E-O, says it’s very unique to have such a tool to be used for treatments at Lake Regional.
The first procedure using Da-Vinci-X at Lake Regional was performed in October by urologist Doctor Eric McQueary. Since then, a handful of other prostate surgeries have been performed using the tool. C-E-O Dane Henry also says the use of robotic surgery has been expanded with the recent training on the system by surgeons Doctor Scott Brick and John Patton.