Monthly Archives: May 2012

Rose Medical Center Expands Robotic Surgery Program with Single-Site Procedure

 Each year, about one million people in the United States undergo cholecystectomy procedures (gallbladder removal surgery) typically through open-site or laparoscopic surgery. However, a new procedure using the da Vinci Single-Site surgery, the latest in robotic-assisted surgery, promises to revolutionize … Continue reading

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Rose Medical Center Performs Colorado’s First Robotic Colorectal Surgery

Dr. David Longcope with Rose Medical Center is the first board-certified colorectal surgeon in Colorado to perform a robotic surgery case with the da Vinci Surgical System. Dr.  Longcope performed his first robotic case on April 23.  Longcope will use … Continue reading

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Part 4: My Gastric Bypass Journey

By Marie Silverstein Read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of Marie’s story. I am now 12 weeks post-op, and have lost 60 pounds!  I weigh 181, started at 241. My BMI is now UNDER 30 (started at 40), and … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Melanie, Skin Cancer

Melanie is a healthy and active woman who has been going to the same primary care physician for years.  “Each time, my doctor would ask me how I was doing, if there was anything I was concerned about and the … Continue reading

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