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Minimally Invasive & Robot Assisted Surgery

If you or a loved one requires surgery, you’ll want to explore all your options including the most effective, least invasive surgical treatments available. Robot-assisted surgery is on the cutting edge of minimally invasive surgical procedures.

Cutting-Edge Procedures

Robotic Surgery

Robotic Surgery

Dr. Shaan E. Alam, M.D.

Robotic Surgery, General Surgeon

Certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Alam specializes in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery.  Furthering his training, Dr. Alam served as a Senior Resident Officer at the Balaji Action Medical Center Institute in New Delhi, India, and as a Senior House Officer at the Royal United Hospital in Bath, UK.

Dr. Alam earned his medical degree from Delhi University College of Medical Sciences. He completed his surgical residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY; the Brooklyn Hospital Center, and San Joaquin General Hospital in French Camp, CA.

To request an appointment, call 278-4400

Or fill out our online appointment request form here.

da Vinci System

The da Vinci® Surgical System provides qualified surgeons with an alternative to both traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopic surgery, putting a surgeon’s hands at the controls of a state-of-the-art robotic platform.

Widely used by specially trained physicians at Memorial, the da Vinci System enables surgeons to perform even the most complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions with unmatched precision.

Memorial’s expert surgical team offers robotic surgery for benign and cancerous conditions in gynecology, urology, nephrology, colorectal and bariatrics as well as for some abdominal and general surgeries.


 For the patient, benefits may include:



Significantly less pain


Less blood loss


Shorter recovery time


A faster return to normal daily activities


Better clinical outcomes

To learn more about Memorial’s Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Program, call (716) 278-4400

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