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Case Observation

Case Observation Opportunities for Surgeons

Dr. Andrea Pakula practices in Southern California and is the Medical Director of Robotic Surgery at Adventist Health Simi Valley Hospital.

She proudly offers case observation for surgeons interested in training on this latest DaVinci robotic surgical system doing one of the many procedures she routinely performs.


  • Cholecystectomy
  • Ventral/Incisional Hernia
  • TAR Hernia Repair
  • eTEP Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Foregut/Hiatal Hernia
  • Colectomy

If you are a surgeon interested in case observation with Dr. Pakula, please talk to your Intuitive Surgical Sales Representative.

Case Observation Site Location

Adventist Health Simi Valley Hospital

2975 North Sycamore Drive

Simi Valley, CA 93065

Dr. Pakula is the Medical Director of Robotics at Adventist Health Simi Valley Hospital. She is a leader in her field, a well known and published surgeon who is an expert using and teaching with the da Vinci robotic surgical system.

Dr. Pakula surgical expertise includes a diverse range of hernia surgery options, robotic surgical procedures, bariatric and weight loss, as well as other general surgical procedures, Dr. Pakula is widely regarded as one of the most sought-after providers of gastrointestinal and endoscopic care in Ventura and Los Angeles County areas.

Dr. Pakula is based in Ventura and Los Angeles County with hospital affiliations at Adventist Health Simi Valley Hospital.

Get in touch today for answers to your questions or to schedule an appointment


Da Vinci 5, the most advanced form of robotic surgery

Check out this article from ABC 7 News where Dr. Pakula is featured using the latest Da Vinci 5 Robotic Surgical System in the Southern California area- Click Here