Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven, Miss. became the first hospital in northern Mississippi to install Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS robot.
The robot was added Nov. 7, and Kyle Smith, MD, will use it, a Globus Medical spokesperson told Becker's in an email. Dr. Smith also works with Semmes Murphey Clinic, which has locations in Southaven, Tupelo and Oxford, Miss.
ExcelsiusGPS is designed for improved precision and efficiency in spine surgery, according to Globus Medical's website.