Dr. David W. Ford's Video & Article Blog

Vail Health's Robotic Surgery FAQs

12 June 2024
Vail Health has brought the da Vinci Xi Surgical System to our operating suite. Dr. Turner Lisle and Dr. David Ford from Vail Health hope to ease your worries and answer important questions about robotic surgery.

Surgical Meshes for Hernia Reparation

23 September 2022
What’s the difference between IPOM, TAPP, and eTEP Surgical Meshes? Here’s everything you need to know.

Robotic Hernia Repair Surgery

22 January 2021
Minimally invasive, Robotically-Assisted Hernia Repair Surgery with The Da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System

Robotic Surgery Demonstration

22 January 2021
Dr. David W. Ford explains the benefits of minimally invasive, robotically-assisted surgery.

Hernia Diagnosis & Repair

22 January 2021

Lisa Collar from Live 5 News, Live Healthy recently interviewed Dr. David W. Ford on various types of hernia, what complications can arise if left untreated and the new technology used for surgical hernia repair.

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Ventral Hernia Repair

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Inguinal Hernia Repair

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Incisional Hernia Repair

Umbilical Hernia

Umbilical Hernia Repair



Colon Removal
Gall Bladder Removal


Gall Bladder Removal