“There really shouldn't be a stigma about robotic surgery. I think that we should embrace this technology that has really revolutionized the way that we do surgery,” says Michael A. Palese, MD.
In this episode, Urology Times® Assistant Editor Janelle Hart spoke with Michael A. Palese, MD. He discusses the stigmas associated with robotic surgery and why it is important for urologic surgeons to counsel patients on the various treatment options available, especially the advanced and minimally invasive robotic modalities. Palese is the chairman of the department of urology and a professor of urology at the Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, New York, New York.