OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center

Rockford, Illinois

Surgery Enabled by da Vinci® 

OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center and the physicians of OSF Surgical Group – Rockford are committed to providing superior patient care and being a leader in health care excellence and innovation. In order to provide you the best possible outcome, we utilize the da Vinci Xi System – the latest in the da Vinci® Surgical System product line.

da Vinci® XI Surgical System Team Our Team The da Vinci Xi System is a sophisticated robotic platform designed to expand the surgeon's capabilities - and for the first time - offer a minimally invasive option for major surgery. The System can be used across a spectrum of minimally invasive surgical procedures and has been optimized for multi-quadrant surgeries (procedures in which instruments must be able to reach up and down and across the abdomen and chest) in the areas of cardiology, gynecology, urology and general surgery. 

With da Vinci Xi System, small incisions are used to introduce miniaturized wristed instruments and a high-definition 3D camera. Seated comfortably at the da Vinci console, your surgeon views a magnified, high-resolution 3D image of the surgical site. At the same time, state-of-the-art robotic and computer technologies scale, filter and seamlessly translate your surgeon's hand movements into precise micro-movements of the da Vinci instruments. The System cannot be programmed, nor can it make decisions on its own. Rather, the da Vinci System requires that every surgical maneuver be performed with direct input from your surgeon. 

The da Vinci Xi System allows our surgeons to perform major surgery through the smallest of incisions. You will receive the benefits of a definitive treatment but with the potential for significantly less pain, a shorter hospital stay, faster return to normal daily activities - as well as the potential for better clinical outcomes.

As with all da Vinci Surgical Systems, the surgeon is 100% in control of the robotic-assisted da Vinci System, which translates his/her hand movements into smaller, more precise movements of tiny instruments inside the patient’s body. The Xi System’s 3D-HD vision system provides surgeons a highly magnified view, virtually extending their eyes and hands into the patient.

Contact Us

  • If you have questions about robotic-assisted surgery, please call our nurse at 1-877-OSF-ROBO (1-877-673-7626).
  • To schedule an appointment or to consult with a physician, please call (815) 229-7580.

While clinical studies support the effectiveness of the da Vinci® System when used in minimally invasive surgery, individual results may vary. Surgery with the da Vinci Surgical System may not be appropriate for every individual. Always ask your doctor about all treatment options, as well as their risks and benefits.