Minimal Access and Robotic Gynaecological Surgeon

Mr Nick Elkington is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Frimley Park Hospital NHS Trust and Clare Park Hospital, Surrey. He is lead for minimally invasive surgery and is one of a very small number of gynaeologists in the United Kingdom who is offering robotic gynaecological surgery.

it was lovely to see someone who  took time to listen to me and offer  me help and advice. (AW)

Robotic surgery is the most modern way to perform 'keyhole' surgery. It offers all the advantages of minimally invasive surgery: small incisions, less post-operative pain, reduced infections, a shorter hospital stay and quicker return to normal activities.

Is Robotic Surgery for you?

Key advantages of robotic surgery

Small incisionsReduced blood loss Less risk of open surgery Less postoperative pain Reduced infections A quicker recovery A shorter hospital stay Reduced scarring

Robotic gynaecology is a very precise way of performing gynaecological operations.
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Robotic hysterectomy using the da Vinci robot is the most 'state-of-the-art' technique of having a hysterectomy today. find out more

Gynaecology is the medical specialty dealing with the health of the female reproductive system. find out more