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Home Army Surgeon Maj. (Dr.) Morgan Barron, a general surgeon at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital sits at the surgeon console of a robotic surgical system, July 6. Barron began performing robotically-assisted surgery more than 10 years ago during his general surgery residency training at Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington and he is working to bring the capability to Fort Campbell. (U.S. Army photo by Justin Moeller) Army Surgeon Maj. (Dr.) Morgan Barron, a general surgeon at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital sits at the surgeon console of a robotic surgical system, July 6. Barron began performing robotically-assisted surgery more than 10 years ago during his general surgery residency training at Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington and he is working to bring the capability to Fort Campbell. (U.S. Army photo by Justin Moeller)

Army Surgeon Maj. (Dr.) Morgan Barron, a general surgeon at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital sits at the surgeon console of a robotic surgical system, July 6. Barron began performing robotically-assisted surgery more than 10 years ago during his general surgery residency training at Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington and he is working to bring the capability to Fort Campbell. (U.S. Army photo by Justin Moeller)

Army Surgeon Maj. (Dr.) Morgan Barron, a general surgeon at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital sits at the surgeon console of a robotic surgical system, July 6. Barron began performing robotically-assisted surgery more than 10 years ago during his general surgery residency training at Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington and he is working to bring the capability to Fort Campbell. (U.S. Army photo by Justin Moeller)

Army Surgeon Maj. (Dr.) Morgan Barron, a general surgeon at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital sits at the surgeon console of a robotic surgical system, July 6. Barron began performing robotically-assisted surgery more than 10 years ago during his general surgery residency training at Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington and he is working to bring the capability to Fort Campbell. (U.S. Army photo by Justin Moeller)

Army Surgeon Maj. (Dr.) Morgan Barron, a general surgeon at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital recently spoke about his experience performing robotically-assisted surgery at military treatment facilities within the Military Health System. Robotically assisted surgery provides surgeons better visualization and greater mobility and can mean less post-operative pain, shorter hospital stays and fast recovery time for patients.