Dr. Domenico Savatta - Robotic Surgeon

Domenico Savatta, MD FACS

Dr. Domenico Savatta is a partner at New Jersey Urology, one of the largest urology groups in the United States.

Dr. Domenico Savatta has been practicing in West Orange, NJ since 2003. He strives to care for each patient as he would a family member. Whether the problem is easy to fix or complicated, he understands the patient’s concerns and will tailor the treatment plan for each patient’s individual needs.

He has been pioneering robotic surgery since 2004 and has contributed to the advancement of the field of urologic robotic surgery. Dr. Savatta has expertise in minimally-invasive robotic and laparoscopic surgery for prostate, kidney, and bladder cancers. Dr. Savatta has combined his undergraduate training in engineering with his surgical training in open and laparoscopic surgery to provide state-of-the-art treatments for all urologic disorders. Dr. Savatta’s goal is to provide the most compassionate and informative care while preserving and maximizing patients quality of life.

Dr. Savatta has been an early adopter of technology and is available for second opinions and management through in person visits at his Rahway and West Orange offices or through the NJU Telemedicine service.

Dr. Savatta started his robotic surgery practice at Newark Beth Israel in 2004. NBI was the first hospital in the Saint Barnabas Helath Care System to have a Da Vinci robot. NBI became the first hospital on the east coast to have a da Vinci S robot and Dr. Savatta performed the first robotic surgery with it on March 13, 2006. The patient had a prostate that weighed almost 200 grams (30 is normal) and had multiple prior prostate operations.

Dr. Savatta has 2 New Jersey Offices (West Orange and Rahway) and has privileges at 4 Hospitals in Union and Essex counties.

This website provides general information, photographs, and videos of urologic conditions and surgeries. This general educational content is intended for Dr. Savatta’s patients and interested qualified health care professionals. Patients should discuss their particular problem with their own physician or urologist.

Slide Doc Skeekmo Exceptional surgeon. Wonderful bedside manner. Efficient office. Caring and devoted. He saved my life. Slide Michael C. Dr. Savatta performed my robotic surgery May 2016. Since then many, many follow ups. Over the years, I have found him to be friendly, concerned and, of course, a great urologist. I'm grateful the Lord put him in my path! Slide N.D. Known Dr. Savatta for few months now. His staff is the best you'll find in any office. Wait times are short as they understand that your time is also valuable. His explanation of my issue was clear, and he explained the pros/cons of each treatment option. He is extremely knowledgeable, responsive, and professional. He is a wonderful person & doctor. I highly recommend him.

SPECIALTIES

Urologic Surgery

Urologic Surgery

Learn more about traditional open urologic surgery vs. minimally invasive robotic surgery.

Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Nearly one in eight American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.

Kidney Cancer

Kidney Cancer

Kidneys can develop masses that may be cancerous. These masses are found when people have abdominal ultrasounds, MRIs, or CT scans for other complaints.

Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer can occur in men and women. The most common sign of bladder cancer is blood in the urine.

Prostatectomy for BPH

Prostatectomy for BPH

For extremely enlarged prostates, there have been limited choices for a successful long-term option. One of the few treatments is the Robotic Simple Prostatectomy.