TriStar Health
July 16, 2021

Hermitage, TN — TriStar Summit Medical Center recently expanded surgical services, now offering additional robotic navigated spine surgery, resulting in a faster recovery and return to normal activities for patients. This new surgical technology is designed to improve safety and accuracy within the operating room.

“Robotic assisted technology continues to advance and improve surgical options for our patients,” says Brian Marger, CEO, TriStar Summit Medical Center. “This new technology provides patients with faster healing and recovery,” continues Marger.

The new navigation platform improves visualization of patient anatomy and is designed to enhance safety and accuracy within the operating room. This new revolutionary robotic navigation platform is the world’s first technology to combine a rigid robotic arm and full navigation capabilities into one adaptable platform for accurate trajectory alignment in spine surgery.

“The new robot brings the latest in neurological technologies to TriStar Summit to best care for our patients,” said Christopher Storey, MD, PhD, neurosurgeon.

“The new robotic system helps us perform neurosurgical procedures more precisely, resulting in less postoperative pain and with less intraoperative radiation. It offers a tremendous advantage in taking care of our patients, and I’m so pleased to be able to use this technology at Summit,” said Margaret MacGregor, MD, FAANS, FACS, neurosurgeon.

TriStar Summit Medical Center continues to invest in new surgical technology to provide the growing community the latest in surgical advancements. To find out more about the Surgical Services offered at TriStar Summit visit our robotic surgery page.