About the Surgeon

Dr. Abolfazl Hosseini

Our surgeon, Dr. Abolfazl Hosseini, who is responsible for the robotic surgery comes originally from Iran. Dr. Hosseini is an urologist with specialist interest in pelvic oncology at Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden where he is the lead urological surgeon for bladder cancer. Dr. Hosseini trained at Karolinska University Hospital in 1999 and was awarded his PhD from Karolinska Institutet.

About Robotic Surgery

During the last decade, urologists worldwide have witnessed a tremendous development of laparoscopic surgical treatment due to the development of robot-assisted surgery in many urological diseases...


Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world. It starts with cancer cells growing in the prostate gland. This growth is usually detected early by sampling of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) from the blood. The early stage of prostate cancer is often symptomless, making it more difficult to diagnose.


Urinary bladder cancer is the nine most common cancer in the world. Annually about 380000 persons are diagnosed with urinary bladder cancer and about 150000 die of this cancer.Radical cystectomy with lymph node dissection is the golden standard treatment for muscle invasive and...


Kidney cancer is a type of cancer that starts in the cells in the kidney. The two most common types of kidney cancer are renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the renal pelvis. These names reflect the type of cell from which the cancer developed.Treatment for kidney cancer depends on the type...



The da Vinci Surgical System® (Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA) was first introduced in 2000 . With the da Vinci System, surgeons operate through a few small incisions instead of a large open incision - 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. Da Vinci enables doctor to operate with enhanced vision, precision, dexterity and control. The da Vinci surgical system is used in 4 out of 5 radical prostatectomies in the U.S. State-of-the-art da Vinci uses the latest in surgical and robotics technologies and is beneficial for performing complex surgery. The 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. Physicians have used the da Vinci System worldwide in approximately 1.5 million various surgical procedures to date. Da Vinci is changing the experience of surgery for people around the world.

Return to normal life activities shortly after robotic surgery!

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