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Expertise in Laparoscopic Surgery

Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group - Urology has extensive experience in performing a number of laparoscopic procedures. Dr. Mordkin is additionally certified by the manufacturers of the DaVinci robot and has performed many robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomies.

Benefits of Laparoscopic Surgery

Until quite recently, most traditional urologic surgical procedures required large incisions with lengthy hospitalization and recovery. Now, many urological surgeries can be performed safely and effectively with minimally invasive techniques or laparoscopic surgery. Using a small telescope with built-in magnification, long, thin surgical instruments are placed through 3-5 incisions (each of which is usually no larger than a dime in size) and the surgery is performed in a manner that is similar to how it would be performed through an open incision.

Minimally invasive procedures offer the same diagnostic and therapeutic benefits of traditional open surgery - but also reduced postoperative pain, shorter hospitalization, faster recovery, and better cosmetic results.

Procedures:

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy
Laparoscopic Prostatectomy Robot-assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy
Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection Laparoscopic Ureteropelvic Junction Repair
Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy Radical Cystectomy
Urinary Tract Diversion Cystolithalopaxy
TURBT ESWL
Cystocele Urethroplasty
Cystoscopy Cryotherapy
Laser Prostate Surgery - Photo-selective Vaporization of the Prostate Vasectomy
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