Meet the da Vinci Surgical Team at UMCP

Surgeons at UMCP use our da Vinci Surgical System® to perform a full range of gynecologic, urologic, thoracic and colorectal procedures — including prostatectomy, hysterectomy, lobectomy and colectomy. Surgeries performed using da Vinci are generally less invasive than traditional surgeries and increase the likelihood of a fast recovery.

Our da Vinci Surgical Specialties Include:

Medical Director
Colorectal Surgeons
General Surgeons
Obstetricians/Gynecologists
Thoracic Surgeons
Urogynecologists
Urologists



   MEDICAL DIRECTOR 

Pierce Bruce web   

Bruce R. Pierce, MD, FACOG
Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology

 

   COLORECTAL SURGEON 

Patankar Sanjiv web  Liam R Smith MD 

Sanjiv K. Patankar, MD
Board certified in general surgery and specializes in colorectal surgery

Liam R. Smith, MD
Board certified in general surgery and specializes in colorectal surgery

 

   GENERAL SURGEON  

Dhir Nisha web   Lawrence Jordan, MD

Nisha S. Dhir, MD, FACS
Board certified in general surgery

Lawrence J. Jordan, MD
Board certified in general surgery

 Ramez Juha, MD Liam R Smith MD

Ramez Juha, MD
Board certified in general surgery

Liam R. Smith, MD
Board certified in general surgery and specializes in colorectal surgery

  

    OBSTETRICIANS/GYNECOLOGISTS

 
 
Derman Seth web Eder Scott web

Seth G. Derman, MD, FACOG
Board certified in gynecology

Scott E. Eder, MD, FACOG
Board certified in gynecology

Gamburg Eugene web Hofman Jeffrey web

Eugene S. Gamburg, MD, FACOG
Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology

Jeffrey Hofman, MD, FACOG
Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology

 


 

Naraine Christopher web  Simigiannis  Helen web

Christopher A. Naraine, MD, FACOG
Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology

Helen Simigiannis, MD, FACOG
Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology

 


 Ung Kenneth web Mathews Shyama web

Kenneth H. Ung, MD, FACOG
Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology

Shyama Mathews, MD
Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology

  

    THORACIC SURGEON

 
 Heim John web  

John A. Heim, MD
Board certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery, and is the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at UMCP.



   

   UROGYNECOLOGISTS

 
 

Nina Bhatia

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Nina Bhatia, MD
Board certified in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and in obstetrics and
gynecology

Manish Gopal, MD
Board certified in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and in obstetrics and gynecology

Van Raalte Heather Web

Heather M. van Raalte, MD
Board certified in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and in obstetrics and gynecology

   

   UROLOGISTS

 
 
Vukasin Alexander web Wedmid Alexei web

Alexander P. Vukasin, MD
Board certified in urology

Alexei Wedmid, MD
Board certified in urology

     
   

   

For more information about the da Vinci Surgical System® at UMCP or for referral to one of our da Vinci surgeons, please call 1.888.PHCS4YOU (1.888.742.7496). More information about da Vinci surgery is also available at http://www.davincisurgery.com/