Palms West Hospital Salutes Surgeon Dr. James Goad For Robotic Milestone

Palms West Hospital Chief Operating Officer Lorna Kernizan, CEO Josh DeTillio, surgeon Dr. James Goad and Chief Nursing Officer Sheila Sanders.

Palms West Hospital officials recently gathered to congratulate surgeon Dr. James Goad on the completion of 1,500 surgeries using robotic technology. Through the use of this technology, Goad and the hospital were able to get 1,500 patients back to their lives faster after lifesaving surgeries.

Robotic-assisted surgery is the biggest advancement in surgical care in the last two decades, and the community has access to this type of technology close to home at Palms West Hospital. Goad is highly regarded and loved by his patients and peers, and hospital officials said they are fortunate that he is on medical staff at the facility.