Single Incision Surgery
Washington DC Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
Center physicians are proud to have been the first on the east coast to provide the benefits of single incision robotic colorectal surgery. They continue to have the highest volume of patients experiencing the benefits of single incision surgery. A single incision surgery is performed through a one-inch incision in the navel, leaving little to no scarring. The MFA has pioneered the use of single incision surgery for the removal of all or part of the colon to treat cancerous or precancerous tissue, or for Crohn’s disease, diverticulitis, and ulcerative colitis.