Santiam Hospital & Clinics Welcomes da Vinci Xi™ Surgical System

Stayton – Oregon – Santiam Hospital & Clinics, is pleased to announce the recent arrival and installation of the da Vinci Xi™ Surgical System, the next generation in robotic surgical equipment to offer, a minimally less invasive option for certain gynecological and general surgery procedures. 

The da Vinci Xi™ uses advanced, robotic, computer and optical technologies, allowing surgeons to perform complex procedures through small incisions as an alternative to both traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopy. The da Vinci Xi™, is designed to offer patients a faster recovery time, minimal scarring and pain, less trauma on the body, and a shorter Hospital stay.

Hospital to offer the da Vinci Xi™ as a surgical option reinforces Santiam Hospital & Clinics commitment to providing healthcare to Santiam’s patients and residents and speaks to the depth and strength of

“This is a significant investment by Santiam Hospital & Clinics for the overall health of our community,” said Maggie Hudson, CEO & President. “The da Vinci Xi™ is the next step in minimally invasive surgical technology and this will allow us to perform more complex procedures across an array of disciplines such as General Surgery and Gynecology. 

Maggie Hudson, CEO, adds that this investment and advanced system is yet another reason that our patients do not need to leave our community or health care system and will receive the best available health care close to home right at Santiam.”

The Hospital received the da Vinci Xi on Monday, October 30th and da Vinci Xi™ will be on display for the community on Tuesday October 31st from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.   

The Hospital invites all of our community members, schools, and fellow businesses to come and visit the Santiam Surgery Center to drop by for a quick snack and a little trick-or-treat. Meet one of the doctors who will be using the da Vinci Xi™ and happens to be new to our medical community – Dr. Amanda Wagner, OB/GYN. While you are here, please enter your name into our Hospital’s contest “Name our da Vinci”, for the Hospital’s new da Vinci Xi™ robot. Winners will be announced the first week of November.

Santiam Hospital & Clinics is a community-based not-for-profit independent, acute-care Hospital located in the eastern region of the Willamette Valley in Stayton, Oregon. The Hospital & Clinics serve more than 50,000 patients annually and owns and operates 11 medical clinics throughout the Santiam Canyon. The Hospital’s main campus is located in the heart of Stayton, Oregon as a 40 bed Hospital, with an ER that is open 24/7 owns and operates its own ambulances. On campus is the Santiam Surgery Center offering five surgical suites, a busy Family Birth Center, Sleep Lab, Diagnostic Imaging, Laboratory, and a Medical-Surgical/ICU. Additionally, medical clinics are tailored to specialty services – a total-joint Orthopedic Group and Podiatry, Pulmonology, Cardiology, and a General Surgery Group.  Two Primary Clinics, one internal Medicine Clinic, and three additional satellite Primary Care Clinics offer additional medical care to our community needs. Santiam Hospital & Clinic is committed to providing quality health care, and improving the general health and welfare of our community through education, support, and exceptional medical services. For more information, visit