North Denver's Leader in Robotic Surgery for Women

North Suburban Medical Center is dedicated to providing leading-edge technology to improve your quality of life with minimal interruption. That's why we were the first in North Denver to offer the da Vinci®Si™ Surgical System.

This advanced da Vinci®Si™ System offers:

  • High definition 3D visualization with up to 10x magnification
  • Dexterity and range greater than the human hand
  • Natural eye-hand-instrument alignment

For patients, surgery with the da Vinci®Si™ robot means:

  • Smaller incisions
  • Less blood loss
  • Less pain
  • Reduced risk of infection
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Quicker recovery and return to normal activities
  • Less scarring

North Suburban Medical Center offers the following robotic gynecology services with the da Vinci® system:

Conditions treated with the da Vinci® system:

  • Endometriosis
  • Early Stage Gynecologic Cancer
  • Heavy Bleeding
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Severe Adhesive Disease
  • Uterine Fibroid Removal

Our Team of Women's Robotic Surgeons

Our highly trained surgeons specialize in offering North Denver women the most advanced treatments with the da Vinci® robotic system.

Cindy Long, MD, Robotic Surgeon

Cindy E. Long, M.D.

Dr. Long is a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist. She received her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and completed a residency at University of Washington School of Medicine. She is a partner at The Women's Health Group and has served as the OB/GYN Department Chair at North Suburban Medical Center.

Dr. Long's interests include pelvic prolapse, incontinence, adolescent and pediatric gynecologic care, vulvar skin disorders and high risk obstetrics.

Vernon Naake, MD, Robotic Surgeon

Vernon L. Naake, M.D.

Dr. Naake is a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist. He received his medical degree from the University of Colorado, where he also completed his residency. He is a managing partner at The Women's Health Group and is Vice Chairman of the OB/GYN Department at North Suburban Medical Center.

Dr. Naake helped found and volunteers for Clinica Colorado, a non-profit clinic serving the uninsured and underinsured in north Denver.

Stephen Volin, MD, Robotic Surgeon

Stephen M. Volin, M.D.

Dr. Volin is a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist. He earned his medical degree from University of Texas (Southwestern) and completed his residency at George Washington University Hospital.

He founded The Women's Health Group in 1994 and has extensive experience in surgical procedures including pelvic support, bladder repair and hysterectomy.