Continuing our commitment to be at the forefront of advanced medical technology, StoneSprings Hospital Center has established the first and only da Vinci® Xi Robotic Training Epicenter for general surgery in Northern Virginia.

As one of only 40 Epicenters in the world and the second in Virginia this designation establishes StoneSprings Hospital Center as a frontrunner in robotic surgery and expertise.

What is an Epicenter?

  • An elite network of the nation’s most experienced robotic surgeons
  • A comprehensive surgical training program directed by a highly experienced surgeon who demonstrates best practices, excellent surgical outcomes and innovation in research
  • A training site to proctor and mentor new robotic surgeons throughout the nation

As an Epicenter training site, StoneSprings Hospital Center hosts surgeons from across the nation as they study specialized surgical techniques by observing robotic surgeries in action in our da Vinci® operating suite.

The Epicenter team is led by highly regarded surgeon Dr. C. Bernard Cross, with Surgical Specialists of Northern Virginia. Dr. Cross has built a reputation of excellence and demonstrated dedication, experience, excellence in patient outcomes, and passion for teaching.