Robotic Surgery

Where advanced technology meets personable care

At Howard Memorial Hospital, we’re proud to be the first critical access hospital in Arkansas to offer the renowned da Vinci Surgical System, providing patients with advanced surgical technology. With robotic surgery, patients experience :

    • smaller incisions
    • less pain
    • shorter recovery
    • better outcomes

Our two experienced general surgeons – Dr. Bertrand Fonji & Dr. Mark Sutherland – provide minimally invasive robotic surgeries, including: 

    • Hernia repair (inguinal, ventral, incisional or hiatal)
    • Colon resection
    • Gallbladder removal
    • Appendectomy

Dr Sutherland

Mark Sutherland, M.D.

12 years of robotic surgery experience

Dr Fonji

Bertrand Fonji, MD, MBA, FACS

7 years of robotic surgery experience
Certified robotic surgery instructor

Advanced robotic surgery is right here at HMH: Ask your provider for a referral to Dr. Sutherland or Dr. Fonji today!