daVinci Robotic Surgical System

Robotic Surgery - Dr. Durwood Neal MD

Dr. Durwood Neal MD
Medical Director,
Urology Center at Hillcrest

For more than 20 years, Durwood (Woody) Neal, Jr., MD, has practiced urology. A diplomat in the American Board of Urology since 1989, Dr. Neal completed his residency in Surgery and Urology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


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Robotic Surgery

You've just been diagnosed with a condition requiring surgery. Until very recently your options included traditional surgery with a large open incision or laparoscopy, which uses small incisions but is typically limited to very simple procedures.


7th Graders Name Hillcrest's Surgical Robot

Students from San Miguel Catholic Middle School in Tulsa had the exclusive opportunity to name Hillcrest Medical Center’s da Vinci Robotic Surgical System this week in the “Name Our Robot Contest”.  Twenty-three 7th grade students entered the contest, sharing the name they would choose and why.  Here are a few of the entries we received.

The Comets of the Robots: “You leave early from the hospital and you cannot miss dinner.”
-Almir, 14


Hospital Week at Hillcrest Medical Center

As we celebrate Hospital Week at Hillcrest Medical Center, we have an opportunity to reflect upon some of the accomplishments of 2012.  These milestones at Hillcrest Medical Center serve as reminders of advancements in technology and care available to the patients whom we serve.  We offer dedicated quality care for our patients, and in doing so maintain a commitment to providing leading technology and procedures to improve patient outcomes and overall experience.