Online Extra: A Different Sort Of Sawbones (extended)

Here's a list of the most common robotic operations, along with the hospitals and doctors performing the greatest number of these procedures


Henry Ford Hospital


Dr. Mani Menon

City of Hope National Medical Center

Duarte, Calif.

Dr. Mark Kawachi, Dr. Timothy Wilson

St. Vincent's

Birmingham, Ala.

Dr. Vipul Patel

Mitral Valve Repair

Pitt County Memorial Hospital

Greenville, N.C.

Dr. Randolph Chitwood

St. Joseph's Hospital


Dr. Douglas Murphy

Memorial Regional Hospital

Hollywood, Fla.

Dr. Christopher Akins

Coronary Artery Bypass

Alliance Hospital

Odessa, Tex.

Dr. Sudhir Srivastava

Lenox Hill Hospital

New York City

Dr. Valavanur Subramanian

Centennial Medical Center


Dr. Louis Brunsting

Anti-Reflux Surgery

Henrico Doctors' Hospital

Richmond, Va. Dr. William Kelley

OSF St. Francis Medical Center

Peoria, Ill.

Dr. David Crawford

Johns Hopkins Hospital


Dr. Mark Talamini

Gastric Bypass

Stanford University Medical Center

Stanford, Calif.

Dr. Myriam Curet

Memorial Hermann Hospital


Dr. Erik Wilson

University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago


Dr. Santiago Horgan

Data: Intuitive Surgical

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