The Da Vinci® Surgical System is a state-of-the-art surgical robot that offers surgeons a new alternative to the traditional open and laparoscopic approaches to abdominal surgery. Robotic surgery allows surgeons to perform delicate and complex procedures through several, very small, incisions around the abdomen.Mission_Surgical_Clinic_Staff

The precision that the Da Vinci® Robot gives the surgeon is unparalleled. With the use of the Da Vinci® Surgical System our physicians can offer you a surgical approach that produces a speedy recovery and faster return to work than traditional surgical approaches. The benefits of robotic surgery are two-fold, both the patient and surgeon benefit from its use.

Patients benefit from:000800_si_patient_cart_oblique_1000x896

  • Significantly less pain
  • Reduced loss of blood
  • Less scarring
  • Faster recovery
  • More procedure options

Surgeons benefit from:

  • Enhanced surgical ergonomics
  • Improved visualization





Dr. John Moon is well versed in the utilization of the Da Vinci® Surgical System and was featured in a news article published by the Press Enterprise along with Dr. Massimo Arcerito. The news article highlights the 300th robotic surgical procedure performed at Rancho Springs Medical Center, the article can be found here.

Below is an animated demonstration of a single-site gall bladder removal performed using a Da Vinci® Robot.

Linked below are some patient educational flyers relating to robotic procedures.

Robotic Single-Site Gallbladder Removal

Robotic Hernia Repair

Robotic Colon Cancer Surgery

Robotic Colorectal Surgery (benign)


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