Fort Lauderdale, FL — HCA East Florida, an affiliate of HCA Healthcare, announced today that it has acquired 13 new surgical robots that include da Vinci Xi, Mako, CORI, Ion, Rosa and Monarch systems. The health system is now home to 42 total surgical robots, one of the largest robotic fleets in the region. This state-of-the art technology will further expand HCA East Florida’s robotics program while making surgical procedures more precise with shorter recovery periods.

The new robotic systems have been implemented across the following HCA East Florida facilities:

  • Highlands Regional Medical Center in Highlands County
  • JFK Medical Center – North Campus in Palm Beach County
  • Kendall Regional Medical Center in Miami-Dade County
  • Mercy Hospital in Miami-Dade County
  • Northwest Medical Center in Broward County
  • Palms West Hospital in Palm Beach County
  • Plantation General Hospital in Broward County
  • St. Lucie Medical Center in St. Lucie County
  • Raulerson Hospital in Okeechobee County
  • University Hospital and Medical Center in Broward County
  • Westside Regional Medical Center in Broward County

As a leader in robotic-assisted, minimally invasive surgery, HCA East Florida performs more than 6,000 robotic procedures annually. This includes specialties such as general surgery, surgical oncology, bariatric surgery, colorectal, pulmonary, gynecological, thoracic, urology and more.

Robotic surgery combines the human touch of highly trained surgeons with the precision of today’s most advanced technology. HCA East Florida’s focus on minimally invasive surgical offerings means that patients can experience less blood loss, shorter hospital stays, a faster recovery and less scarring.

“This robotics acquisition speaks to the scale and strength of our HCA East Florida network as well as our commitment to driving innovation and safety across our hospitals,” said Charles Gressle, HCA East Florida Division President. “We are committed to offering our patients the most sophisticated, industry-leading surgical procedures.”

Learn more about robotic-assisted surgery at HCA East Florida.