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Robotic Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is surgery to remove your uterus (partial hysterectomy) or both your uterus and your cervix (total hysterectomy). If you need a hysterectomy, you may be eligible for robotic (robot-assisted) surgery. During robotic surgery, your doctor performs the hysterectomy with instruments that are passed through small abdominal incisions. The magnified, 3-D view makes possible great precision, flexibility and control.

When you have a minimally invasive hysterectomy, you're likely to have less pain and lose less blood than is typical with open abdominal surgery. You'll probably be able to resume normal daily activities more quickly than you could after open surgery.

Read more about vaginal hysterectomy and abdominal hysterectomy.

Why choose Mayo Clinic

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic has highly skilled experts trained in using a robotic system for performing surgery to correct problems of women's reproductive (gynecologic) organs. Mayo Clinic doctors also perform several other kinds of robotic surgery.
  • Expertise. Gynecologists at Mayo Clinic perform cutting-edge research that leads to new treatments for women who have disorders of their reproductive organs.
  • Team approach. Mayo Clinic offers multispecialty teams of doctors who diagnose and treat women who may need a hysterectomy, including gynecologists, gynecologic surgeons and other specialists as needed.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for gynecology in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked high performing for gynecology by U.S. News & World Report.

Mayo Clinic: Answers you can trust

At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.

Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.

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