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West Jefferson Medical Center Celebrates Milestone Achievement of 3,000 Robotic Surgeries

West Jefferson Medical Center Celebrates Milestone Achievement of 3,000 Robotic Surgeries

Marrero, LA — West Jefferson Medical Center proudly announces the accomplishment of a significant milestone, having successfully completed 3,000 robotic surgeries. This achievement underscores the medical center's commitment to cutting-edge technology and excellence in patient care.

Over the years, West Jefferson Medical Center has been at the forefront of adopting innovative surgical techniques, and the milestone of 3,000 robotic surgeries is a testament to the dedication of the medical professionals and the state-of-the-art facilities available at the center. The utilization of robotic-assisted surgery allows for enhanced precision, shorter recovery times, and reduced complications, leading to improved patient outcomes in a diverse range of specialties, including colorectal, general, bariatric, gynecology, and urology.

Rob Calhoun, CEO at West Jefferson Medical Center, expressed his enthusiasm about reaching this significant milestone. "Achieving 3,000 robotic surgeries is a momentous occasion for our medical center. It reflects our commitment to providing our patients with the most advanced and minimally invasive surgical options available. The success of our robotic surgery program is a collaborative effort involving skilled surgeons, dedicated staff, and cutting-edge technology."

Patients who have undergone robotic-assisted surgeries at West Jefferson Medical Center have experienced the benefits of this advanced approach firsthand. The medical center's investment in robotic technology has not only enhanced patient outcomes but also positioned it as a regional leader in robotic surgery.

West Jefferson Medical Center remains dedicated to advancing healthcare through continued innovation and the pursuit of excellence in patient care. The medical center's leadership extends its appreciation to the entire surgical team, support staff, and the community for their collective efforts in reaching this remarkable milestone.

About West Jefferson Medical Center

Founded in 1956, West Jefferson Medical Center (West Jefferson) is a 419-bed community hospital located in Marrero, La. As a full-service medical center, West Jefferson offers comprehensive programs for preventive, emergency, acute and rehabilitative care with a medical staff of more than 450 physicians and a complement of 1,700 employees and many volunteers. The medical center enjoys national awards for clinical excellence across many of its subspecialties.

West Jefferson is a proud member of LCMC Health, a Louisiana-based, not-for-profit hospital system serving the healthcare needs of the Gulf Coast region. LCMC Health currently manages award-winning community hospitals including Children’s Hospital, Touro, New Orleans East Hospital, University Medical Center New Orleans, and West Jefferson Medical Center.