posted on: 8/25/2016 4:13:30 PM
At the forefront of providing exceptional care, grounded in leading-edge research and advanced technologies, Lima Memorial has been exclusively selected to be a designated site for the da Vinci® Robotic Mentor Program. Dr. Jeremy Heffner, board-certified general surgeon with Midwest Surgical Specialists, has emerged as a leader throughout the country in robotic surgery and has been elevated to the prominent role of teaching and instructing surgeons & administrators from all over the country. Esteemed as the first General Surgery Mentor Site in the region and only one of 22 Hernia Mentor Sites nationwide, Lima Memorial and Dr. Heffner are revolutionizing general surgery procedures through da Vinci® robotic technology.
Dr. Heffner has treated more than 500 patients with the da Vinci® robot in the past two years and is ranked top in the country for the number of robotically performed hernia repairs. As Dr. Heffner is one of the most-skilled da Vinci® general surgeons in the country, surgeons and administrators will have the opportunity to observe him in a clinical setting to understand how he utilizes da Vinci® technology to treat patients, learn his specific techniques and study how to produce his clinical outcomes that have resulted in an exceptionally higher standard of care for the Lima community.