Delray Medical Center Unveils Ion Robotic Bronchoscopy Program

Jul 26, 2023

Delray Beach, FL - July 25, 2023 - Delray Medical Center is proud to announce the launch of its Ion Robotic Bronchoscopy Program, bringing some of the latest technology to the forefront of lung cancer care. This program represents a step forward in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer, solidifying Delray Medical Center's commitment to providing exceptional patient care.

Under the guidance of Delray Medical Center CEO Daniel Listi and a team of leading medical professionals, the Ion Robotic Bronchoscopy Program aims to revolutionize the way pulmonary conditions are diagnosed and treated. The innovative Ion robotic platform allows for enhanced precision, improved access to hard-to-reach areas of the lung, and minimally invasive procedures.

CEO Daniel Listi expressed his enthusiasm for the new program, stating, "Delray Medical Center is dedicated to embracing technologies that advance patient care. The introduction of the Ion Robotic Bronchoscopy Program underscores our commitment to providing a high standard of treatment for our patients.”

Dr. Stephen Milan, a pulmonologist and advanced bronchoscopist at Delray Medical Center, recently performed the first procedure utilizing the Ion robotic system. Dr. Milan shared his excitement about the program, saying, "The Ion Robotic Bronchoscopy Program represents an advancement in our ability to diagnose and treat lung cancer. This technology enables us to navigate the intricate anatomy of the lungs with precision, facilitating earlier detection and intervention. I am honored to be a part of this groundbreaking initiative."

The Ion robotic platform combines advanced robotics, real-time imaging, and artificial intelligence to enable bronchoscopic procedures with exceptional accuracy and safety. With its potential to improve diagnostic yields and reduce the need for more invasive interventions, the Ion Robotic Bronchoscopy Program can have a significant impact on the lives of patients suffering from lung diseases.

Delray Medical Center is proud to be at the forefront of medical innovation, continually striving to provide the best care and treatment options to its patients. The introduction of the Ion Robotic Bronchoscopy Program reinforces Delray Medical Center's position as a leader in the field of pulmonary medicine.

The robot-assisted procedures take place in our new operating room in our designated advanced bronchoscopy suite.

ion robot
From Left to Right: Daniel Listi, Delray Medical Center CEO; Dr. Carlos Gutierrez, Pulmonologist; Dr. Jeffrey Newman, Cardiothoracic Surgeon; Dr. Stephen Milan, Pulmonologist; Maria Morales Menendez, Delray Medical Center COO; Aganette Parks, Associate Admin.; Dr. Lori Vinikoor; Susan Theroux, Administrative Oncology Services

Sign Up for Health Tips

Get our advice and upcoming events about weight, pain, heart and more.

Find a Doctor

Need a doctor for your care?