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Robotic Surgery for Biliary and Pancreatic Disorders

Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton, Massachusetts, offers several robot-assisted surgeries using the da Vinci® Si Surgical System to aid in the treatment of biliary and pancreatic disorders. da Vinci Surgery offers patients many potential benefits over traditional surgery, including:

  • Faster recovery and shorter hospital stay
  • Fewer stitches and less scarring
  • Lower risk of complications and infections
  • Less blood loss and the need for transfusions
  • Quicker return to normal activities

We offer the following robotic-assisted surgeries:

  • Cholecystectomy involves removing the gall bladder if gall bladder stones present with cholecystitis or inflammation of the gall bladder.
  • Robotic distal pancreatectomy is performed in order to remove a tumor in the distal portion of the pancreas. In this procedure, the cancerous portion of the pancreas is removed, sometimes with the adjoining spleen, as well.

Omar Kudsi, MD, Good Samaritan’s Robotic Endocrinology and Gastroenterology Leader

Omar Kudsi, MD, specializes in a full range of laparoscopic and minimal invasive procedures, including robotics surgery. Dr. Kudsi attended the University of Aleppo in Syria and was an exchange student at Harvard Medical School during his last year there. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from the Lebow College of Business at Drexel University in Philadelphia, and also received a diploma in laparoscopic surgery from Strasbourg University in France, where he was a visiting Fellow.

He completed a fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. He also completed a fellowship from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in tissue engineering and surgical research. He completed his residency in general surgery at Lankenau Medical Center, an affiliate of Jefferson Medical College, in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. Dr. Kudsi joined Park Surgical Associates, located in Brockton, Massachusetts, in 2012.

Contact Us

Good Samaritan Medical Center
Omar Kudsi, MD
1 Pearl Street, Suite 2700
Brockton, MA 02301
Phone: 508-584-4104
Fax: 508-584-4105

 

 


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