Video Library

FAQ: When Were Robots First Used in Philadelphia?

Frequently Asked Questions: with Dr. David McGinnis and Dr. Ilia Zeltser explain the history of using robots to perform prostate cancer surgery in Philadelphia which got started in early 2000. The daVinci System started to be used in 2005.

FAQ: Who Has The Most Experience in Philadelphia?

Frequently Asked Questions: with Dr. David McGinnis and Dr. Ilia Zeltser explain why they have the most experience in the Philadelphia area using robots and the da Vinci robot system for prostate surgery.

FAQ: When Can I Expect to Go Back To Work?

Frequently Asked Questions: Dr. David McGinnis and Dr. Ilia Zeltser explain what most men can expect expect will happen on the day of your surgery and what after surgery when you go home from the hospital. Find out about the Benefits of using the daVinci robot system for minimally invasive surgery for prostate cancer for men and for Kidney problems and kidney cancer surgery for women as well as men.

FAQ: Who Can I Call When I Need Help?

Frequently Asked Questions: Dr. David McGinnis and Dr. Ilia Zeltser explain the The team approach that delivers personalized care to their patients. Meet the team that takes care of you, and answer your questions when you need help.

FAQ: How does the daVinci Robot Work?

Frequently Asked Questions: with Dr. David McGinnis and Dr. Ilia Zeltser. A Robotic Prostatectomy is a form of Laproscopic Prostatectomy. Only instead of conventional laproscopic instruments we are using the daVinci Robotic System. Dr. Ilia Zeltser takes you into the O.R. and shows you in real time how he uses the machine, and how it works in prostate cancer surgery. [Graphic]

FAQ: How Big is the Incision for Prostate Cancer Surgery?

Frequently Asked Questions: Dr. Ilia Zeltser shows you exactly how small the incision really is when he takes you into the O.R. to perform prostate cancer surgery, and how he stops the tiny vessels from bleeding when using the robot inside your abdomen. [Graphic]

da Vinci Prostatectomy

This program provides an overview for the robotic Prostatectomy procedure. For many patients approaching surgery, it is often difficult to visualize what is entailed in a specific surgical procedure. To give prospective da Vinci Prostatectomy patients a better understanding of the advances made by robotically-assisted minimally invasive surgery watch the da Vinci Prostatectomy Video which shows a three-dimensional simulation of the male reproductive anatomy, the robot technology and the procedure itself.

See the Robot in Action

WATCH THE ROBOT MOVE This video shows the beauty and genius of the technology.