Reston Hospital Center
November 17, 2015


Jennifer Stanley

HCA Virginia


Reston Hospital Center Now Offering Newest Robotic Technology
da Vinci Xi Robotic Technology Enables a New Level of Precision


Reston, Va. (Nov. 17, 2015) – HCA Virginia’s Reston Hospital Center is the first in Northern Virginia – and only the 2nd in Virginia – to successfully perform surgery using the new da Vinci Xi robot, a surgical platform designed to enable complex surgery using a minimally invasive approach.

"The new Xi system is a great advancement for surgery," said Brett Sachse, M.D., section chief of general surgery at Reston Hospital Center and the first to use this new technology. "Patients who have robotic surgery have less pain, a faster return to work, and overall higher satisfaction."

 According to Sachse, the new Xi system has a smaller camera with better image quality, more precise instruments, wider range of mobility, and enhanced precision which will improve the patient experience even more.

 “I am proud of Reston Hospital Center for being a leader in the area as the only hospital with this technology, and I am honored to be able to provide this state of the art advancement to my patients,” said Sachse.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. introduced the da Vinci Xi to the U.S. in April after receiving clearance from the FDA. The system was designed with the goal of further advancing technology used in minimally invasive surgery and has broader capabilities than prior generations. The da Vinci Xi provides surgeons with superior visualization, greater precision, and enhanced dexterity compared to other surgical approaches.

“This technology reflects our steadfast commitment to ensuring the highest standards of care for our patients,” said John Deardorff, CEO of Reston Hospital Center. “We are proud to offer the best healthcare, clinical excellence, and a quality medical experience to meet our patients’ needs.”

In addition to the new da Vinci Xi, Reston Hospital Center has the region’s only Mazor Robotics Renaissance Guidance System for spine surgery, creating the most comprehensive robotic program in Northern Virginia.


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About Reston Hospital Center

Part of HCA Virginia Health System, Reston Hospital Center is a 187-bed, acute-care medical and surgical facility that has garnered high honors for attentive patient care and nursing excellence.  Statewide, HCA Virginia Health System operates 13 hospitals and more than 30 outpatient centers and is affiliated with 3,000 physicians.  It is Virginia’s fourth-largest private employer, provides $181.2 million in charity and uncompensated care, and pays $69.1 million in taxes annually.  For more information about Reston Hospital Center visit