About the Center

At Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center, our robotic surgery team provides an unmatched level of clinical excellence and expertise, supported through innovative solutions and technologies.

For more than a decade, our surgeons have been performing state-of-the-art minimally invasive robotic surgery in many areas, including: thoracic, gynecologic, urologic, colorectal, bariatric, hepatobiliary and general surgeries.

At Jersey Shore University Medical Center, we’re able to perform surgery with precise accuracy, ensuring the best possible outcome for each patient. Robotic surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center is performed in dedicated operating rooms using our state-of-the-art da Vinci® systems. Our surgeons are supported by a team of specialized physician assistants, nurses, surgical technicians, and anesthesiologists during every procedure. The robot allows each surgeon a better degree of control and pinpoint accuracy.

Click here to watch a surgeon and the remarkable da Vinci robot system fold origami. This impressive technique allows for ultimate control and precise movements.

The benefits of minimally invasive surgery include:

• Less pain and blood loss
• Faster recovery, less time in the hospital
• Smaller, less noticeable scars
• Decreased risk of infection

When choosing treatment options for you and your loved ones, you can be rest assured that the region’s finest surgeons, trained at the nation’s leading institutions bring exceptional expertise and experience to the local community.

Robotic surgery isn't for everyone. Talk with your doctor about how it compares with other techniques and traditional surgery.

To make an appointment or learn more about our services, call 1-800-560-9990.


Seth Kipnis, M.D

General Surgery / Bariatric Surgery
Interim Chief, Robotic Surgery
Jersey Shore University Medical Center

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