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We found 4 providers with an interest in robotic surgery and who accept Medicare near Monroe, NC.

Dr. David Eugene Kang, MD
Specializes in Urology
1328 Patterson Street
Monroe, NC
 

Dr. David Kang is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and robotic surgery. Dr. Kang is professionally affiliated with Carolinas Medical Center-Union, Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy, and Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville. He accepts Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Kang attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Kang include: Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Award, Cleveland Clinic, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons; Magna Cum Laude, Davidson College; and Phi Beta Kappa, Davidson College.

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All Interests: Urinary Incontinence, Urinary Stones, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, Vasectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Natale II, MD
Specializes in Urology
Carolina Urology Partners; 1428a Ellen Street
Monroe, NC
 

Dr. Richard Natale is an urologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Natale include robotic surgery. Dr. Natale is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. After attending the University of Louisville School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Natale has received the distinction of Resident Teacher of the Year, University of Florida. He is affiliated with Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy, Stanly Regional Medical Center, and Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville.

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All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Joseph Michael Debord, MD
Specializes in Urology
Carolina Urology Partners; 1428a Ellen Street
Monroe, NC
 

Dr. Joseph Debord is an urologist in Concord, NC and Monroe, NC. He is conversant in Spanish. His clinical interests encompass robotic surgery. Dr. Debord's hospital/clinic affiliations include Stanly Regional Medical Center and Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast. Before performing his residency at Charleston Area Medical Center, Dr. Debord attended West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Debord takes Medicare insurance.

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All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Cameron Trent Blackman, MD
Specializes in Urology
Carolina Urology Partners; 1428a Ellen Street
Monroe, NC
 

Dr. C. Blackman practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Concord, NC and Monroe, NC. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and incontinence. Dr. Blackman is professionally affiliated with Stanly Regional Medical Center and Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Dr. Blackman trained at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU) for his residency.

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All Interests: Incontinence, Urinary Stones, Urinary Tract Problems, Erectile Dysfunction, Benign Prostatic ... (Read more)

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What is Robotic Surgery?

Robotic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery, using a tiny opening to get inside the body instead of making a large cut. It uses small tools attached to a thin robotic arm, which is controlled by the surgeon. You may see it referred to by the specific kind of robot used. The most advanced robot currently in use is called the da Vinci, and surgery using it is sometimes called da Vinci surgery.

There are many benefits to robotic surgery, both for the patient and the surgeon. Robotic surgery allows for more precise movements and increased control during very delicate surgical procedures. This makes performing surgery accurately much easier for surgeons and reduces fatigue. The smaller ‘hand’ of the robot can enter the body via a much smaller opening, which reduces the risk of infection and scarring and leads to a faster recovery. The robotic hands also contain tiny moveable cameras among their tools, giving surgeons a much closer view of the procedure than would be possible with traditional surgery.