Dr. Pomeranz is a highly trained, experienced Las Vegas robotic bariatric surgery expert who has completed many years of academic training and hands-on internships and residencies.
What are the Risks and Considerations?
- Robotic surgery still carries the risks of the same procedure being performed in a traditional laparoscopic manner. This is still major surgery with risks that include infection, pain, blood loss, and in rare cases, death.
- If the robot fails or malfunctions, the procedure may have to be converted to a traditional laparoscopic or open technique.
- The surgical robot does not make surgery “easier” in and of itself. There is no substitute for surgeon skill and experience.