Faculty

Ronney Abaza, MD, FACS
Invited Faculty
Ronney Abaza, MD, FACS
Director of Robotic Surgery
Ohio Health Dublin Methodist Hospital
Dublin, Ohio
FACULTY SESSIONS
  • Friday, February 19th 3:00–4:10 pm

    Kidney Session II – Retroperitoneal – Single Port

    Panelist

    The retroperitoneal approach is technically feasible and safe for treatment of various urologic diseases, resulting in better cosmetic outcomes, lower postoperative analgesic requirements, and faster convalescence than is available with conventional laparoscopy, we will discuss the advantage and disadvantage of retroperitoneal single-site robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (R-SSRPN) using the da Vinci Xi surgical system.

  • Saturday, February 20th 10:30–11:40 am

    Kidney Session III – Radical Nephrectomy

    Panelist

    In select cases and experienced hands, robotic approach offers a reasonable alternative to open surgery without an increased complication rate.