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Information for Referring Physicians

With our experienced faculty and an expanding array of technology, UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin, offers a breadth of minimally invasive surgical services unmatched in Wisconsin and beyond. We are leaders in MIS and are performing minimally invasive interventions at an ever-increasing rate. We are also teaching minimally-invasive surgery (MIS) techniques to surgeons from around the country.

 

Whether it be robotic, laparoscopic, thoracoscopic, endovascular or other innovations, UW Health is at the forefront of MIS technology.

 

Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery Techniques for Patients

  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Smaller incisions
  • Less pain and scarring
  • Faster recovery/return to normal activities
  • Fewer/shorter ICU stays
  • Fewer wound infections
  • Fewer pulmonary complications

Why UW Health for MIS?

 


The extensive experience and expertise of UW Health surgeons allows for successful outcomes via MIS for patients, regardless of age or complexity of case. Our wide range of MIS procedures spans many services, including:

  • At UW Health, we offer a broad range of minimally invasive surgical services unmatched in Wisconsin and beyondCardiothoracic
  • Colorectal
  • ENT
  • Endocrine
  • Foregut and bariatric
  • Gynecology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic
  • Pediatric
  • Spine
  • Sports
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Transplant
  • Urology
  • Vascular

View a list of minimally invasive procedures offered at UW Health