Robotic Oncology Center

Index of Spotlights

Dr. Robert E. Bristow, director of Gynecologic Oncology Services at UC Irvine Medical Center.

Blazing a trail in robotic surgery

Fascinated by medicine as a boy, UC Irvine’s Dr. Robert Bristow today is pioneering advanced robotic surgical techniques for gynecological cancers.

Jean Teetor

Pain free after robotic surgery

Robot-assisted gynecologic surgery at UC Irvine assured Jean Teetor that she was cancer-free — and boosted her quality of life

Becky Spears with soccer ball

Ovarian cyst patient

Alarmed by an ovarian growth, Becky Spears sought out the gynecologic oncologists at UC Irvine Medical Center.

Dr. Thomas Ahlering, director, Robotic Oncology Center

Message from the Director

At UC Irvine's Robotic Oncology Center, we provide multidisciplinary patient treatment, research and educational programs using robot-assisted procedures.

Trevor Mackay, UC Irvine robotic prostatectomy patient

Trevor Mackay

Prostate cancer patient Trevor Mackay chose a robotic prostatectomy as his best chance to resume an active lifestyle.