Robotic-Assisted Gynecologic Surgery
Dr. Nicholas Montalto, of Ellis Medical Group, has more than 10 years of advanced minimally invasive training, including laparoscopy and daVinci robotics. He performs a wide range of robotic-assisted gynecologic surgeries, including:
- single incision hysterectomy
- fibroid removal
- tubal reversal procedures
First in Region to Offer Single Incision Hysterectomy
Dr. Montalto is the first and only surgeon in the Capital Region and one of only a small group of doctors in the nation to perform the robotic-assisted single incision hysterectomy procedure. Many women who require surgical removal of their uterus, a hysterectomy, are candidates for the robotic, single incision surgery. Hysterectomy is the second most common surgical procedure for women in the United States, and an estimated one-third of all women will have a hysterectomy by age 60, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
This new single incision robotic-assisted procedure is performed with just one incision in the belly button so you can get back to life quicker without the usual recovery following major surgery.
The benefits of this advanced procedure include:
- virtually no scar
- minimal pain
- low blood loss
- quicker recovery and return to normal activities
About the Procedure
The surgery can be performed in about an hour. The patient typically is ready to go home in less than 24 hours after the procedure. Unlike traditional laparoscopic surgeries requiring three to five small incisions, this new daVinci technology allows for a single incision in the belly button.
For more information or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Montalto, please call 518.220.9413.
Referring physicians please note that Ellis Gynecologic Surgery, Dr. Montalto’s practice, is limited to surgical referrals. Patients return to their physician for their ongoing women’s health needs. If you would like to discuss a patient, please feel free to reach Dr. Montalto at 518.220.9413.