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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Less Cutting = Less Pain and Quicker Recovery

Minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopic surgery) provides less trauma to the body, resulting in shorter hospital stays for the patient.

These types of surgeries utilize much smaller incisions compared to open surgeries; requiring only a few stitches to close. Since there is less cutting, the body is able to heal much faster. Many minimally invasive surgeries are performed on outpatients (go home the same day). Minimally invasive surgery can also be utilized on inpatients (stay in the hospital).

Kettering Health Network invests in cutting-edge technology and uses the most skilled surgeons, to provide you with the best surgical experience.

Benefits for the Patient

  • Less Cutting, Blood Loss, Pain and Scarring
  • Less Need for Pain Medication
  • Shorter Hospital Stays
  • Quicker Recovery Time

Minimally Invasive Surgery Options

  • Cardiac
  • Colon and Rectal
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Gastroenterological and General Gynecologic
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic
  • Thoracic
  • Urology
  • Vascular
  • Weight Loss Surgery