Surgery Patient Stories


Angela Castellani
Angela Castellani suffered from uterine prolapse since having her first son in 1988. After receiving a referral to Paul Berkowitz, MD, she decided to become the first person at Bronson to receive a total hysterectomy using the da Vinci® surgical system.
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In eight years since Brian Cotton’s first back surgery, technology advancements like Bronson’s O-arm® surgical imaging system have made spine surgery faster and recovery less painful.  Bronson is the only hospital in southwest Michigan to offer surgeons this important tool.


Just nine hours after her complete hysterectomy, Sandy Morris felt well enough to walk the halls at Bronson. And she went home the next day, thanks to her surgeon and Bronson’s daVinci® Surgical System. 

Anna and her doctor tried many ways to regulate her menstrual cycles. A total hysterectomy with Bronson’s daVinci Surgical System® and a single pain pill took care of the problem.



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