Physician News: First in East Bay Area, Concord Builds Expertise with Robot-Assisted Lobectomy

John Muir Health is successfully employing a robotassited device for lobectomy procedures, after performing the first one in the Bay Area last fall. The thoracic surgery team at the Concord medical center uses the da Vinci surgical system for the robotic videoassisted thoracic surgery (VATS) lobectomy to remove lung tumors.