Robotic Surgery Center for Robotic Surgery & Innovation

Meet Our Surgeons

Here is the most important thing to know about robotic surgery: it's not about the robot. It's about your surgeon.

Finding the very best surgeon is the key to an excellent outcome. While a robot gives surgeons new capabilities, it is still a tool that needs to be handled by someone with exceptional knowledge, skill and expertise.

If you are considering robotic surgery for yourself or a loved on, please use the videos and information below to learn more about our surgeons.

Jean V. Joseph, M.D., M.B.A.

Jean V. Joseph, M.D., M.B.A.

Cynthia L. Angel, M.D.

Cynthia L. Angel, M.D.

Guan Wu, M.D., Ph.D.

Guan Wu, M.D., Ph.D.

Coral Surgeon, M.D.

Coral L. Surgeon, M.D.

Joseph A. Johnson, M.D.

Joseph A. Johnson, M.D.

Amy R. Benjamin, M.D.

Amy R. Benjamin, M.D.

Amy R. Benjamin, M.D.

Balasubramanian Bhagavath, M.B.B.S.


We are the region's leaders in the use of advanced, minimally-invasive and robotic surgeries for the treatment of colorectal conditions.

General Surgery

Our surgeons perform common general surgical conditions robotically such as gallbladder removal, hernia repair and gastrointestinal diseases.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Our physicians are subspecialists in female pelvic medicine, gynecologic oncology, reconstructive surgery and urogynecology.

Female Pelvic Pain
General Gynecology
Gynecologic Oncology

Pediatric Gynecology

Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Our specialists in reproductive endocrinology and infertility treat a wide range of conditions involving reproductive endocrine (hormone) conditions and infertility.


Otolaryngology—Ear, Nose & Throat

Our physicians have the region's most experience in treating all diseases affecting the ears, nose, throat, head and neck. We were the first in Upstate New York to offer transoral robotic surgery for conditions of the head and neck.

Thoracic & Foregut

Our surgeons are nationally and internationally renowned specialists in diseases of the esophagus, stomach, lung, and chest cavity. They are leaders in the diagnosis and management of esophageal cancer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), esophageal motility disorders, lung cancer, pleural disease, tracheal/bronchial disorders, mediastinal disorders and diaphragm disorders.


We offer the region's most advanced urologic care. Our specialists were the first in the region with a robotic surgery program to treat men with prostate cancer.

Medicine of the Highest Order