Robotic
Esophageal Surgery
Samer A.Kanaan, MD, FACS
RoboticEsophageal Surgery

Esophageal cancer is a type of cancer that affects the esophagus, a tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach. Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. The accumulation of these extra cells forms a mass of tissue called tumour. Read more

What is Robotic-Assisted
Esophageal Surgery?

Robotic-assisted esophageal surgery is a minimally invasive procedure to treat various problems with the esophagus, the tube that connects the throat to the stomach. Your doctor performs that surgery through small incisions with the help of robotic arms that improves accuracy and dexterity.

How is Robotic Surgery
Performed?

A few small keyhole incisions are made and a video camera and instruments are passed through these to visualize and access the site of surgery. The instruments are held by precisely-controlled robotic arms which your doctor operates at a console in the operating room. The video camera provides a 3D view and the robotic arms can be

What are the benefitsof Robotic - Assisted Esophageal Surgery?

The benefits of Robotic Assisted Esophageal Surgery include

  • Better Visualization
  • Better Instrument Control
  • Less Pain and Bleeding
  • Fewer Complications
  • Faster Recovery
Samer A. Kanaan, MD, FACS Board Certified Thoracic Surgeon, Specializing in Robotic Thoracic Surgery & Thoracic Oncology

Dr. Samer Kanaan is dedicated to the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the chest, using minimally invasive procedures, including video-assisted thoracic surgery and robotic-assisted technologies.