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About the Robotic Surgery Division

University of Illinois Hospital is a national and international leader in minimally invasive and robotic surgery. The General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery team is dedicated to providing you and your loved ones with the highest quality of care in diagnosis and treatment with the safest and most advanced surgical techniques available in modern medicine.

Our team is guided by the internationally-acclaimed pioneer in robotic general surgery, Dr. Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti.  Dr. Giulianotti has performed more than 3,000 minimally invasive surgeries and 2,000 robotic procedures. Our expertise in performing robotic-assisted, minimally invasive surgeries of the pancreas, lung, esophagus, colon, stomach, liver, gallbladder and kidney, including the removal of cancerous tumors of the lung and pancreas, ensures the highest standard of care.

Undergoing surgery can be stressful and we are here to ease your journey. Our friendly doctors, nurses and staff at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System can help you with all the steps necessary to ensure that you get the best health care available. Your health is important to us and for this reason we believe that you deserve the best professionals available to help you improve and restore your way of life. Now you can truly benefit from advanced procedures available only at University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System.

-From the General, Minimally Invasive, and Robotic Surgery Division at the University of Illinois at Chicago homepage at

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