FOX4: Saint Luke's surgeon first to perform cutting edge Robotic Whipple surgery in KC

Saint Luke's is among the first in Missouri and the only hospital in the Kansas City metro to perform the cutting edge Robotic Whipple procedure.

FOX4 talked to Dr. Lee Cummings, surgeon with Saint Luke's Liver & Transplant Specialists, about how the innovative procedure is a game-changer for qualifying patients with pancreatic cancer.

Watch the full story below.

Related Content

Jul. 30, 2020

USA Today: An ER visit could save your health or life. Don't avoid hospitals during COVID pandemic

A growing number of people are not seeking needed emergency care amid the pandemic. Read the USA Today opinion piece written by Saint Luke's President and CEO Dr. Melinda Estes about what hospitals are doing to keep patients safe.
Jul. 23, 2020

KCTV: ‘Angel Eye’ app connects families with patients in hospitals amid pandemic

Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is one of the few in the area with Angel Eye, a secure monitor that allows parents to see their precious babies in the NICU from anywhere.