Institute for Robotic Surgery Complements Germ-Fighting Arsenal with Surfacide System

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The Institute of Robotic Surgery has purchased Surfacide UV-C emitting tower systems that will be used to kill superbugs, or multi-drug resistant organisms, including C.diff, MRSA, VRE, CRE and Acinetobacter in all its operating suites, labor, and delivery suites and isolation rooms. The Surfacide System The Surfacide Helios system implements multiple emitters through three towers […]

When Disc Disease is a Real Pain in the Neck (or Back)

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North Jersey physician has the answers to help patients take their lives back. From minimally invasive treatments to cutting-edge robotic surgery, the Institute for Robotic Surgery treats a full spectrum of spine-related conditions, with a focus on reducing pain and improving function. “We are truly dedicated to turning this hospital into a center for orthopedic […]

Investment in Robotic Surgery Yields Better Outcomes for Patients

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When you combine the expertise of a skilled surgeon with the capabilities of robotic technology, patients benefit in ways ranging from better outcomes and fewer complications to greatly reduced blood loss and shorter recovery time, says Yitzhack Asulin, MD, FACS, FACOG. Dr. Asulin speaks from experience. The gynecologic surgeon has performed more than 1,300 robotic-assisted […]

Hudson Regional Hospital Introduces Institute for Robotic Surgery

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Hudson Regional Hospital continues to offer new services for patients. Our latest service is robotic surgery. In response to the lack of minimally invasive surgical options in the area, Hudson Regional Hospital has launched The Institute for Robotic Surgery, featuring the ExcelsiusGPS, the da Vinci Xi Robotic Surgical System and the Mazor Robotic Guidance System. […]

Institute for Robotic Surgery first in area to use minimally invasive surgical system


Spinal surgeons at The Institute for Robotic Surgery in Secaucus will be the first in the New York metro area to employ the ExcelsiusGPS Robotics Guidance and Navigation System, offering a new, less invasive alternative for spinal surgery candidates, according to Dr. Nizar Kifaieh, president and CEO. The Institute for Robotic Surgery is one of […]

Robotic Surgery 101

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What is Robotic Surgery? Robotic surgery, also known as robot-assisted surgery, allows surgeons to perform many types of complex procedures with more precision, flexibility, and control than has been possible with conventional surgical techniques. Robotic surgery is usually associated with minimally invasive surgery – procedures performed through tiny incisions. The most widely used clinical robotic […]

The Challenges of Robotic Surgery


Jonathan Lewin, MD, a spine surgeon and the new chief of robotic spine surgery at Hudson Regional Hospital in Secaucus, NJ and director of spine surgery at North Shore University Hospital in Forest Hills, NY, discusses how the spine field is changing and where the best opportunities are for advancement next year. How has your […]

Physician Focus: Yitzhack Asulin

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As we continue to bring more and more physicians on board to be a part of the team at the Institute for Robotic Surgery, we continue to bring their perspective and medical philosophy to the public at large. Today, we speak to Dr. Yitzhack Asulin, director of female pelvic reconstructive surgery and robotic surgery at […]

Institute for Robotic Surgery Announces Acquisition of Advanced Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System

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The Institute for Robotic Surgery at Hudson Regional Hospital proudly announces its acquisition of the highly advanced da Vinci Xi surgical robot, building towards its promise of providing the residents of Secaucus and its neighboring communities with a sophisticated, modern facility that provides cutting edge, high-quality healthcare services to its patients. The Institute for Robotic Surgery’s procurement […]