Advantages of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Mount Sinai is an environment in which doctors are constantly encouraged to continue to grow, learn and refine their skills. As a result of this nurturing atmosphere, our skilled orthopaedic surgeons are leaders in their field, involved in pioneering new techniques, working with companies to refine instrumentation and technology, conducting research, and training other surgeons from around the nation and world. Advantages of minimally invasive surgery include:

  • A few small cuts versus a large incision
  • Less trauma to the muscles, nerves and tissues
  • Less bleeding
  • Less scarring
  • Less trauma to organs
  • Less pain and reduced use of narcotics
  • Less hospital time
  • Less effect on the immune system