This morning, Friday, November 22, 2019, Dr. Jennifer Heinemann performed the first-ever robotic hysterectomy at the new Roper St Francis Berkeley Hospital.

Through the use of the da Vinci® Surgical System, surgeons are able to offer a minimally invasive option for complex surgical procedures. This state-of-the-art surgical technique allows our physicians to perform many kinds of major surgery with unmatched precision and control.

Potential benefits include shorter recovery time, less pain and scarring, and fewer complications. Click here to find out more about the da Vinci® Surgical System.

PLEASE BE ADVISEDEffective 10/13

• All patients must wear face masks.

• One visitor per patient allowed for all appointments except the Lab. (1 spouse OR child allowed, not both.)

• Children must be in a stroller. More than one child allowed if they are both in a stroller.