Patients from West Los Angeles and Marina del Rey, California who have been diagnosed colorectal condition can seek expert advice and treatment from Dr. Marcus.
If you have been diagnosed a colorectal condition, including: colon cancer, rectal cancer, diverticulitis, and inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease), your doctor may recommend surgery. Surgery to remove all or part of the colon is known as a colectomy. Rectal cancer surgery is known as a low anterior resection.
Single site surgery allows the doctor to operate through a tiny incision in the belly button. It's a virtually scarless surgical procedure that minimizes trauma. Single site surgery is performed using the da Vinci surgical system. Dr. Marcus is not only one of this country’s leading robotic surgeons, he is also a teacher that travels the world training doctors using this technology.
If you are facing colorectal surgery, ask your doctor about minimally invasive da Vinci Surgery.
Instead of a large abdominal incision used in open surgery, da Vinci surgeons make a few small incisions – similar to traditional laparoscopy. The da Vinci System features a magnified 3D high-definition vision system and special wristed instruments that bend and rotate far greater than the human wrist. As a result, da Vinci enables your surgeon to operate with enhanced vision, precision, dexterity and control.
State-of-the-art da Vinci uses the latest in surgical and robotics technologies and is beneficial for performing complex surgery. Your surgeon is 100% in control of the da Vinci System, which translates his or her hand movements into smaller, more precise movements of tiny instruments inside your body. da Vinci – taking surgery beyond the limits of the human hand.
Physicians have used the da Vinci System successfully worldwide in approximately 1.5 million various surgical procedures to date. da Vinci is changing the experience of surgery for people around the world.
“I never expected my recovery from hernia surgery to be so smooth....all of my friends and family were amazed to see my quick recovery. Thank you Dr. Marcus!”
“Dr. Marcus is a terrific surgeon, my surgery was less than one week ago...I had very little discomfort & minimal swelling after. I don’t even have a scar, it’s AMAZING!"
"Dr. Marcus is an outstanding surgeon who really cares about his patients."
"Amazing result and a great doc with a great bed side manner. I highly recommend Dr. Marcus."
"His office staff was very helpful and kept in contact with me throughout both post-operative sessions. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to my family or friends."