Nearly 100 Hospitals, located throughout the nation, provide robotic surgery data to TIRS, incorporating factors such as quality measures, surgical team performance, cost, and reimbursement. The Institute then uses this diverse data set to develop and share with these facilities best practices for delivering excellence.

National Hospitals


  • Anchorage
    • Alaska Regional Hospital


  • Northern California
    • Good Samaritan Hospital (San Jose)
    • Regional Medical Center of San Jose
  • Southern California
    • Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center
    • Riverside Community Hospital


  • Denver area
    • Medical Center of Aurora-Main (Aurora)
    • North Suburban Medical Center (Thornton)
    • Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (Denver)
    • Rose Medical Center (Denver)
    • Sky Ridge Medical Center (Lone Tree)
    • Swedish Medical Center (Englewood)


  • North Florida & Gulf Coast
    • Capital Regional Medical Center (Tallahassee)
    • Fort Walton Beach Medical Center (Ft. Walton Beach)
    • Gulf Coast Medical Center (Panama City)
    • North Florida Regional Medical Center (Gainesville)
    • Orange Park Medical Center (Orange Park)
    • West Florida Hospital (Pensacola)
  • Southeast Florida
    • Aventura Hospital & Medical Center
    • Columbia West Palm Hospital
    • JFK Medical Center
    • Kendall Regional Medical Center
    • Mercy Hospital
    • Northwest Medical Center
    • Palms West Hospital
    • Plantation General Hospital
    • Raulerson Hospital
    • St. Lucie Medical Center
    • University Hospital & Medical Center
    • Westside Regional (Plantation, FL)
  • Central and West Florida
    • Blake Medical Center (Bradenton)
    • Brandon Regional Hospital (Brandon)
    • Central Florida Regional Hospital (Sanford)
    • Doctors Hospital of Sarasota (Sarasota)
    • Largo Medical Center (Largo)
    • Medical Center of Trinity (Trinity)
    • Memorial Hospital of Jacksonville (Jacksonville)
    • Oak Hill Hospital (Brooksville)
    • Ocala Regional Medical Center (Ocala)
    • Osceola Regional Medical Center (Kissimmee)
    • St. Petersburg General Hospital (St. Petersburg)
    • Town & Country Hospital (Tampa)


  • Atlanta Area
    • Cartersville Medical Center
  • Snellville
    • East Side Medical Center


  • Idaho Falls
    • Easter Idaho Regional Medical Center


  • Wichita
    • Wesley Medical Center


  • Bowling Green
    • Greenview Regional Hospital


  • Covington
    • Lakeview Regional Medical Center
  • New Orleans
    • Tulane Medical Center


  • Gulfport
    • Garden Park Medical Center


  • Kansas City Area
    • Centerpoint Medical Center (Independence)
    • Lee’s Summit Medical Center (Lee’s Summit)
    • Menorah Medical Center (Overland Park)
    • Overland Park Regional Medical Center (Overland Park)
    • Research Medical Center (Kansas City)


  • Las Vegas Area
    • MountainView Hospital
    • Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center
    • Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center


  • Charleston
    • Trident Regional Medical Center
  • Myrtle Beach
    • Grand Strand Regional Medical Center
  • Summerville
    • Summerville Medical Center


  • Chattanooga
    • Parkridge East Hospital
  • Nashville Area
    • Centennial Medical Center
    • Summit Medical Center
  • Smyrna
    • StoneCrest Medical Center


  • Austin Area
    • St. David’s Medical Center
    • St. David’s North Austin Medical Center
    • St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center
    • St. David’s South Austin Medical Center
  • Corpus Christi
    • Corpus Christi Medical Center
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
    • Las Colinas Medical Center
    • Medical City Arlington
    • Medical City McKinney
    • Medical City Plano
    • Medical City Dallas
    • Medical City Alliance
    • Medical City Lewisville
    • Medical City Women’s & Children’s Hospital
    • North Hills Hospital
    • Plaza Medical Center of Ft. Worth
  • Denton
    • Denton Regional Medical Center
  • El Paso
    • Del Sol Medical Center
    • Las Palmas Medical Center
  • Houston Area
    • Clear Lake Regional Medical Center
    • Conroe Regional Medical Center
    • Kingwood Medical Center
    • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas
    • West Houston Medical Center
  • McAllen
    • Rio Grande Regional Hospital
  • San Antonio Area
    • Methodist Hospital
    • Methodist Specialty & Transplant
    • Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
    • Metropolitan Methodist Hospital


  • Ogden
    • Ogden Regional Medical Center
  • Orem
    • Timpanogos Regional Hospital
  • Salt Lake City
    • St. Mark’s Hospital


  • Reston
    • Reston Hospital Center
  • Richmond Area
    • CJW Medical Center – Jahnke Road
    • CJW Medical Center – Johnston Willis
    • Henrico Doctors’ Hospital
    • Parkland Medical Center
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