New surgical robot arrives at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota this week

New surgical robot arrives at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota this week
Photo of a Da Vinci Xi robot. The Doctor's Hospital of Sarasota will receive its new robot on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. (Source: Doctors Hospital of Sarasota)

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Doctors Hospital of Sarasota is expanding its robotic surgery capabilities by adding another surgical robot.

A new Da Vinci Xi robot will arrive at the hospital Thursday morning, Oct. 22, 2020.

This robotic system is the first of its kind in the area because it has two consoles. Surgeons use one console to operate on a patient and a surgeon-in-training can learn and observe using the second console.

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