da Vinci Surgery in Dublin, GA

Minimally Invasive Surgery at Southern Surgical PC

The da Vinci Surgical System is a minimally invasive robotic surgical system used to treat a wide range of conditions. Dr. John Polhill and his team at Southern Surgical specilaizes in using da Vinci surgical techniques for general surgery, treating conditions such as acid reflux & hernias as well as procedures for removal of the gallbladder (cholecystectomy). 

Southern Surgical is located in Dublin, GA, just under an hour away from Macon. Dr. Polhill has been providing expert care to the people of Dublin for over 10 years. If you have questions about da Vinci surgery, call out office any time during normal business hours. You can also request an appointment online today!

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Abdominal Conditions

da vinci illustration abdominalYour digestive tract converts food into energy and nutrients to fuel your body. The digestive tract or system is made up of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder, and gastrointestinal tract (GI tract – stomach and intestines).

Is a condition in your digestive tract affecting your health and quality of life? When lifestyle changes, medicine or other treatments do not ease your symptoms, your doctor may suggest surgery.

Surgery may include: open surgery (through a large incision) and laparoscopy – also known as minimally invasive surgery (through a few small incisions). Minimally invasive surgery can be done using traditional laparoscopy or robotic-assisted da Vinci Surgery.

Know Your Options

If minimally invasive surgery is an option for you, ask about da Vinci Surgery.

da Vinci General Surgery procedures:

  • Bariatric Surgery (gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy)
  • Heller Myotomy (surgery for patients with achalasia – swallowing disorder)
  • Gastrectomy (stomach cancer surgery)
  • Hernia Repair
  • Cholecystectomy (gallbladder surgery)
  • Nissen Fundoplication (acid reflux surgery)
  • Pancreatectomy (Benign)
  • Pancreatectomy (Cancer)

The da Vinci System has brought minimally invasive surgery to more than 3 million patients worldwide. da Vinci technology – changing the experience of surgery for people around the world.



When Is Single-Site Technology Used and What Are the Risks?

da Vinci Surgery with Single-Site® Instruments is cleared for use in gallbladder removal, and for hysterectomy and ovary removal for benign conditions. Patients who are not candidates for non-robotic minimally invasive surgery are also not candidates for da Vinci Surgery, including da Vinci Surgery with Single-Site Instruments. There may be an increased risk of incision-site hernia with single-incision surgery, including Single-Site surgery with the da Vinci System.

PN 1002272 Rev D 11/2015

Important Safety Information

Patients should talk to their doctors to decide if da Vinci® surgery is right for them. Patients and doctors should review all available information on nonsurgical and surgical options and associated risks in order to make an informed decision. 

Serious complications may occur in any surgery, including da Vinci surgery, up to and including death. Serious risks include, but are not limited to, injury to tissues and organs and conversion to other surgical techniques, which could result in a longer operative time and/or increased complications. For Important Safety Information, including surgical risks, indications, and considerations and contraindications for use, please also refer to www.intuitive.com/safety.

Individuals' outcomes may depend on a number of factors, including but not limited to patient characteristics, disease characteristics, and/or surgeon experience.

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If you have questions about the da Vinci® Surgical System or about surgical procedures conducted with the da Vinci Surgical System, consult a surgeon that has experience with the da Vinci Surgical System. A list of surgeons that have experience with the da Vinci Surgical System can be found in the Surgeon Locator.

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