David Robbins is Miami's premiere urologist performing GreenLight Laser surgery for enlarged prostate and BPH. Dr. Robbins is a consultant for American Medical Systems, the parent company of the GreenLight Laser technology. As a consultant, for AMS, Dr. Robbins leads local and regional workshops teaching other urologists both the science behind the GreenLight Laser technology and surgical techniques for both beginner and advanced GreenLight Laser users.
Dr. Robbins began using GreenLight Laser technology for treating BPH or enlarged prostate more than 10 years ago using the XPS 120 Watt System. When AMS first introduced the 180 Watt GreenLight Laser XPS system Dr. Robbins was one of the first urologists in the Miami region to use the technology. The 180Watt XPS system was a monumental upgrade from the 120 Watt HPS system because of the increased laser surface area and power, improved laser fiber efficiency and breakthrough coagulation technology. These major improvements in technology allowed advanced users such as Dr. Robbins to be able to treat patients with prostate sizes much greater than 100 grams or patients with enlarged median lobes without compromise in patient safety. In fact, the vast majority of patients are able to go home the same day as their procedure with minimal blood loss and catheterization times of 1-2 days.
In the hands of an advanced GreenLight Laser surgeon such as Dr. Robbins, GreenLight Laser technology has significant advantages over alternative more invasive procedures such as open or robotic suprapubic prostatectomy and Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). Addition, whereas other minimally invasive procedures such as Button vaporization can only treat smaller prostate glands with efficacy, GreenLight Laser XPS can be used to treat larger and more complex prostates and can even be used for patients who need to remain on blood thinner medications during surgery.
In the Miami region and South Florida, Dr. Robbins is highly regarded as an advanced GreenLight laser user.