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The da Vinci Xi Robotic Surgical System at JHAH


December, 2015 - Dr. Al-Tartir and his team collaborated with Dr. Mohamad Allaf, Professor of Urology, Oncology and Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (JHSoM) and Director of Minimally Invasive Urology, and his team. “Dr. Al-Tartir and his team did exceptionally well,” said Dr. Allaf. “Dr. Al-Tartir is extremely adept at using da Vinci, and his team know their roles and perform them smoothly and effectively. It is a very strong surgical team.” Dr. Michael Johnson, an instructor at JHSoM and Dr. Allaf’s robotic surgical assistant, supported the procedure and staff training on site.

“Dr. Al-Tartir is extremely adept at using da Vinci, and his team know their roles and perform them smoothly and effectively. It is a very strong surgical team.”
Dr. Mohamad Allaf

The surgeries were performed under the JHAH Performance Elevation Program (PEP). The objective is to enhance clinical and administrative quality in departments including Medical, Nursing, Quality and Safety, Management and Leadership, and operational efficiency. Through Partners in Excellence activities, such as the PEP, Johns Hopkins Medicine provides a range of educational and research programs that provide new medical and nursing initiatives, leadership training, and quality and safety activities designed to strengthen and extend JHAH’s capabilities.

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