SMASC Launches New Robotic-Assisted Surgery Solution

robotic-surgery2-200x300St. Mary’s Ambulatory Surgery Center (SMASC) recently launched a new robotic-assisted surgery solution for patients in Richmond, Virginia.

SMASC is the first outpatient ambulatory surgery center in the state of Virginia to use the VELYS™ Robotic-Assisted Solution. The VELYS™ Robotic-Assisted Solution is a technology that helps surgeons perform knee replacements with the use of data that is tailored to each patient’s anatomy.

“St. Mary’s is committed to finding new surgical solutions that elevate our high-quality patient care,” stated Shane Stanford, RN, BSN, MBA, MSN, St. Mary’s Ambulatory Surgery Center Administrator. “We are passionate about pursuing operating advancements that best serve our patients. We are excited to introduce this surgical option to the community and look forward to continuing our mission of treating every patient like family.”

robotic-surgery-200x300“The addition of The VELYS™ Robotic-Assisted Solution will allow our facility to provide our community with modern technology in total joint replacement surgery,” said Todd Steven, M.D., St. Mary’s Ambulatory Surgery Center Medical Director.