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  • Keesler leverages virtual reality to train robotic surgery

    In March 2020, Keesler was faced with newfound restrictions due to the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic.With Keesler’s vital role in the training mission, the 81st Surgical Operations Squadron pushed forward in finding a new way to safely train on robotic surgery. After reaching out to their partner,

  • Robotic surgery training takes on 100th surgical team

    The Institute for Defense Robotic Surgical Education program celebrated a significant milestone, training the 100th team on robotic surgery at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, on July 23.This milestone is significant for Keesler’s InDORSE program, showing how far the curriculum has come since

  • Keesler MDG Airmen perform first robotic surgery in AF

    Members of the 81st Surgical Operations Squadron performed the Air Force’s first robotic surgery at the Keesler Medical Center here March 28. Maj. Lauren Buck, 81st MSGS general surgeon, and her surgical team performed a robotic ventral hernia repair. Buck has experience with the da Vinci Si model,

  • Air Force’s first robotic surgery training course established at Keesler

    Keesler Air Force Base surgeons are forging a new path in military medicine by being the first in the Air Force to use one of the most advanced robotic surgery systems available today.  The Keesler Medical Center has acquired two of the newest robotic surgical systems out there, the da Vinci Xi,