From Our Doctors: Minimally Invasive Surgery

Surgeons at UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin, perform minimally invasive surgery for patients whenever possible. Below, just a few of our doctors who excel in minimally invasive surgical techniques talk about their work.

Advantages of Minimally Invasive Surgery

 

UW Health surgeon Luke Funk, MD, says minimally invasive surgical techniques can lead to less patient pain and a quicker recovery.

 

 

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

 

UW Health gynecologic surgeon, Cara King, DO, explains the advantage her training and experience offers for women considering minimally invasive surgery.

 

 

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Head and Neck Cancer

 

UW Health head and neck cancer surgeon Aaron Wieland, MD, says the type of minimally-invasive he practices often involves no incisions.

 

 

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

 

UW Health spine surgery Seth Williams, MD, talks about the advantages of minimally invasive surgery techniques.

 

 

 

Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery

 

UW Health neurosurgeon Nathaniel Brooks, MD, explains some fundamental differences between open surgery and minimally invasive surgery.

 

 

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Ulcerative Colitis

 

UW Health colorectal surgeon Charles Heise, MD, discusses the advantages of laparoscopic surgery for ulcerative colitis.

 

 

Who should have minimally invasive colorectal surgery?

 

UW Health colorectal surgeon Evie Carchman, MD, discusses the types of patients who should consider having minimally invasive colorectal surgery.