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Be a surgeon for a day: Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center is bringing advanced care local

KERNERSVILLE, N.C. Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center invites the community to come learn about the benefits of robotic surgery on Wednesday, March 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the hospital’s Lambe Conference Center.  

The free community event will allow participants to test out the new da Vinci robot by sitting in the surgeon’s seat and maneuvering the robot’s arms through a simulated activity.

Surgeons will be on hand to explain how they use the robot to perform a variety of minimally invasive general surgery, gynecologic and colorectal procedures.

“Robotic surgery improves recovery time for and reduces the risk of infection,” said Kirsten Royster, president and chief operating officer of Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center. “We’re excited to share a behind-the-scenes preview of the expert care available at Kernersville Medical Center. The addition of the da Vinci robot is just the latest example in our unwavering commitment to provide the very best in advanced technology to our patients and communities. ”

The surgeon-for-a-day event will take place on Wednesday, March 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Lambe Conference Center at Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center, located at 1750 Kernersville Medical Center Parkway in Kernersville.

Posted on Monday, February 24, 2020