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New $3.5m investment in surgical technology for Central Coast

Gosford Private Hospital will now be ushering in a new era of robotic assisted surgery with the arrival of its brand new $3.5million da Vinci Xi by Intuitive.

The Gosford Private Hospital team officially welcomed a new resident to the facility and region today, the da Vinci Xi by Intuitive, a state-of-the art, robotic-assisted surgical system.

The system reflects a $3.5million investment in surgical technology for the coast, enabling local residents the opportunity to stay on the coast to experience minimally invasive, innovative robotic surgical procedures.

Chief Executive Officer of Gosford Private Hospital and Healthe Care Australia Regional Manager Matt Kelly said the arrival of the industry leading da Vinci Xi system heralded an incredibly exciting new chapter for the hospital.

“We currently have more than 10, highly trained and skilled specialists who will be among the first to use this brand new robot technology at Gosford Private Hospital,” Mr Kelly said.

“They’ll conduct surgical procedures in the specialties of Urology, General Surgery, Colorectal, Cardiothoracic, and Gynaecology.

“Our Central Coast community deserve world class health care and this new system is just further proof that residents need not travel to Sydney to experience industry leading surgical procedures.”

The da Vinci Xi surgical system assists surgeons to perform minimally invasive surgery with an advanced set of instruments and a 3D high-definition view of the surgical field.

It translates the surgeon’s hand movements at the console in real time, allowing intuitive motion which moves like the human hand, but with a greater range of motion, while also providing highly magnified, 3D high-definition views of the surgical area.

Through smaller instrument sizes, it enables surgeons to operate through a few small incisions and the system comprises of a surgeon console, patient cart and vision cart.

The da Vinci Xi system will be installed in a brand new, state of the art operating theatre, which has been developed as part of the $32m Gosford Private Hospital re-development. It is expected to be operational within the coming months.

To learn more about our $32m Gosford Private Hospital re-development please visit: Gosford Private Hospital – Development Hits Milestone For Surgical…

To learn more about the robotic surgical technology possible as part of the da Vinci Xi, please visit: Intuitive Surgical | Our Brands (