Minimally Invasive Surgery

da Vinci Robotic System Specialist

Dr. Jukes locations in Austin and Marble Falls are excited to offer this technology to her patients. This is a major advancement in the surgical approach to complicated female surgeries like sacrocolpopexy for pelvic prolapse repair, hysterectomy, and Endometriosis.  Use of the da Vinci Robotic system allows patients a rapid return to work, and daily activities, shortened hospital stays, and has been shown to reduce post-op surgical pain and adhesion formation.

The da Vinci Robotic system is a state-of-the-art surgical system designed to help surgeons perform complicated surgeries, once only achievable through large abdominal incisions, now with very small incisions. The potential benefits include:

  • Significantly less pain
  • Less blood loss and need for transfusions
  • Less risk of infection
  • Less scarring
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Shorter recovery time
  • Quicker return to most normal activities

We are proud to announce that Dr. Lisa Jukes has completed one of the most impressive da Vinci Surgery milestones … 1000 da Vinci cases.


As a result of da Vinci technology, da Vinci Hysterectomy offers the following potential benefits compared to traditional open surgery:

  • Less blood loss
  • Fewer complications
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Minimal scarring

As a result of da Vinci technology, da Vinci Hysterectomy offers the following potential benefits over traditional laparoscopy:

  • Less blood loss
  • Lower conversion rate to open surgery
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Less need for narcotic pain medicine
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da Vinci Surgical System

The da Vinci Surgical System is designed to provide surgeons with enhanced capabilities, including high-definition 3D vision and a magnified view. Your doctor controls the da Vinci System, which translates his or her hand movements into smaller, more precise movements of tiny instruments inside your body.

Though it is often called a “robot,” da Vinci cannot act on its own. Surgery is performed entirely by your doctor. Together, da Vinci technology allows your doctor to perform routine and complex procedures through just a few small openings, similar to traditional laparoscopy.

The da Vinci System has been used successfully worldwide in approximately 2 million various surgical procedures to date. da Vinci – changing the experience of surgery for people around the world.