A Wisconsin health system that recently reached its 1,000th surgery and three other recent robotic surgery milestones to know:
1. Neurosurgeons Bowen Jiang, MD, and Erick Westbroek, MD, completed 100 robotic-assisted surgeries with Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS at Providence St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, Calif.
2. Orthopedic surgeon Charles Seal, MD, completed his 100th robotic-assisted spine surgery with Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital in Fairfax, Va.
3. The Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Wis., marked its 1,000th robotic surgery.
4. Phillip Patterson, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Salem, Va.-based LewisGale Medical Center, performed the region's first robotic total knee replacement.