Robotic surgery expertise unrivaled in the region
Huntington Hospital hosts the one of the largest robotic programs in Los
Angeles with dedicated rooms and a robotic team.
We offer minimally invasive robotic surgery utilizing the state-of-the-art
da Vinci SI surgical system, the latest generation of robotic surgery equipment, to
perform laparoscopic surgeries.
For more information about the Robotic Surgery program at Huntington Hospital,
please call: (626) 397-3642.
Medical director Armen H. Dikranian, MD, robotic surgery program
"Huntington Hospital’s robotic surgery program is the largest
in the region, and we offer extensive expertise to the San Gabriel Valley.
Employing the latest technology, including the the da Vinci surgical system,
we offer minimally invasive surgery options for many procedures. Advantages
include minimal scarring, less pain, and faster recovery times."
– Armen Dikranian, MD, medical director, robotic surgery program
In addition to serving as our medical director of robotic surgery, Dr.
Dikranian is also chief of surgery at Huntington Hospital. He has extensive
experience in urology and advanced robotic surgery.
Dr. Dikranian attended college at the University of Southern California,
and continued on at USC Medical School. He went on to complete two years
of general surgery training and four years of urology residency at the
Kaiser Foundation Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Meet our expert team of advanced robotic surgery specialists.
Benefits for Patients
- Minimally invasive surgeries through a single incision in the belly button.
- Minimal scarring.
- Less pain.
- Low blood loss.
- Fast recovery.
- Short hospital stay.
- High patient satisfaction.
Today, many procedures can be performed using robotic techniques at Huntington
Hospital. Our capabilities for different robotic procedures using the
da Vinci robotic system cover a broad range of specialty areas.
Robotic Surgery Specialty Areas
Minimally invasive robotic surgery can be utilized across a broad range
General Surgery - Procedures addressing abdominal or gastrointestinal conditions.
Urological Surgery – procedures for men and women to treat urinary and genital tract
problems including cancer.
Benign Gynecology – procedures for women facing gynecologic conditions such as fibroids
tumors, endometriosis, heavy menstrual bleeding, cancer and pelvic organ.
Gynecological Oncology - Surgical treatment of female pelvic cancers including ovary, uterus,
cervix, and trophoblastic (placental) tumors.