New Robotic Surgery Institute at Central Ohio Urology Surgery Center Performs One of First Robotic Prostatectomies in an Ambulatory Surgery Center, and First in Central Ohio

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Columbus, Ohio, October 18, 2021 – Central Ohio Urology Group has created a Robotic Surgery Institute at Central Ohio Urology Surgery Center as part of its state-of-the-art, urology-specific ambulatory surgery center. The new Institute was recently the site of one of the first robotic prostatectomies in the nation to be performed at an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) and the first in Central Ohio. There are less than five ASCs in the country currently offering robotic urologic surgeries like prostatectomy. The prostate cancer patient was able to go home the same day as the robotic surgery.

With a clinical network of 15 offices, Central Ohio Urology Group is the region’s leading provider of comprehensive urological services, including general urology, men’s health, women’s health, cancer care, advanced cancer treatment and radiation oncology.

Mark Cherney, Executive Chairman and CEO of U.S. Urology Partners, the parent company of Central Ohio Urology Group, stated, “We are honored to report this groundbreaking advance in the field of outpatient robotic surgery and congratulate Dr. Ronney Abaza and the clinical team. We have invested in the most advanced technology available today for the Robotic Surgery Institute at Central Ohio Urology Surgery Center to ensure that we can meet the needs of patients throughout Ohio and the nation.”

Ronney Abaza, MD, FACS, one of the most experienced robotic surgeons in the world and a physician at Central Ohio Urology Group, performed the surgery. Dr. Abaza said, “Allowing our patients to have their cancer surgery at an outpatient surgery center and then go home the same day removes most of the anxiety these patients feel, particularly now during the COVID crisis. Since our cancer patients can’t afford to delay their surgery until COVID dies down, we are pleased to now allow them to have their surgery at the Robotic Surgery Institute at Central Ohio Urology Surgery Center, and they are able to go home the same day and recover in the comfort and safety of their own homes.”

The expert team at Central Ohio Urology Group has collectively performed over 10,000 robotic surgeries and includes Ronney Abaza, M.D.; John K. Burgers, M.D.; Jeffrey M. Carey, M.D.; Kyle M. Lester, D.O.; Benjamin J. Martin, M.D.; Andrew M. Ng, M.D.; Rashmi “Rush” I. Patel, M.D.; E. Bradley Pewitt, M.D., Ph.D.; Matthew R. Riebel, M.D.; and Stephen R. Vijan, M.D.

The Central Ohio Urology Surgery Center is pleased to offer patients the benefits of outpatient robotic surgery for robotic procedures that include, but are not limited to: prostatectomy, nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, adrenalectomy, pyeloplasty/ureteral reconstruction and sacrocolpopexy. The facility is located at 701 Tech Center Drive in Gahanna, Ohio, and is less than five minutes from the Columbus Airport with shuttle service and accommodations available for out-of-town patients traveling for robotic surgery.

To learn more about the Robotic Surgery Institute at Central Ohio Urology Surgery Center, schedule an appointment, or refer a patient, please call (614) 396-2684 or (614) 796-2842. Appointments can also be requested online at www.centralohiourology.com. Visit www.drabaza.com and www.us-uro.com for additional information.

 

About Central Ohio Urology Group

Central Ohio Urology Group is one of the nation’s leading providers of urological services with a network of 15 offices in the region. Headquartered just outside of Columbus in Gahanna, Ohio, Central Ohio Urology Group provides comprehensive services, including general urology, men’s health, women’s health, cancer care, advanced cancer treatment and radiation oncology. Facilities in the Columbus area include an Advanced Prostate Cancer Clinic, as well as the state-of-the-art Central Ohio Urology Surgery Center that is one of the first in the country to offer robotic surgery. Central Ohio Urology Group’s experienced care team provides more than 50 urological specialties and subspecialties. Central Ohio Urology Group is an affiliate of U.S. Urology Partners, one of the largest independent providers of urological and related specialty services in the nation, which is backed by NMS Capital. For more information, visit www.centralohiourology.com and www.us-uro.com.

 

About U.S. Urology Partners

U.S. Urology Partners is one of the nation’s largest independent providers of urology and related specialty services, including general urology, surgical procedures, advanced cancer treatment and other ancillary services. Through Central Ohio Urology Group and Associated Medical Professionals of NY, the U.S. Urology Partners practice consists of a network of 24 offices throughout Ohio and Upstate New York. U.S. Urology Partners was formed to support urology practices through an experienced team of healthcare executives and resources, while serving as a platform upon which NMS Capital intends to build a leading provider of urological services through an acquisition strategy. The U.S. Urology Partners corporate offices are in Nolensville, Tennessee, and Gahanna, Ohio, just outside of Nashville and Columbus. For additional information about U.S. Urology Partners, please visit the company’s website at www.us-uro.com.

 

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