PMC Surgeon Performs 1000th Robotic Surgery

Portneuf Medical Center proudly announces that our esteemed surgeon, Jorge de Amorim, MD, has achieved a remarkable milestone of 1000 robotic surgeries. This accomplishment reflects the surgical teams’ dedication to cutting-edge medical advancements and commitment to providing top-notch care.

“Achieving a milestone of 1000 robotic surgeries is truly remarkable and demonstrates a high level of skill, dedication, and expertise,” said Jordan Herget, CEO Portneuf Medical Center. “Dr. de Amorim is the second member of the Portneuf surgical specialist team to achieve this milestone, a true testament to the commitment and proficiency of the entire surgical team. Again, this milestone speaks volumes about the team's ability to leverage innovation for the benefit of their patients.”

“Robotic surgery has revolutionized complex surgical procedures by enabling minimally invasive techniques, reducing the need for extensive incisions and minimizing patient discomfort,” said de Amorim. “The precision demonstrated in these surgeries reflects our relentless dedication to achieving excellence in surgical care. While I am honored to reach this milestone, my goal has and will always be on providing a high standard of care, quality outcomes, and outstanding patient satisfaction.”

“The honor and achievement are well-deserved,” added Herget. “Dr. de Amorim is an accomplished surgeon and dedicated provider. As he will attest, the accomplishments have come because of the hard work and dedication of all members of the team: surgeons, OR staff, nurses, anesthesia providers, and the leadership team.”

“Jorge is dedicated to delivering exceptional care with compassion, precision, and an infectious smile,” said Ann Arrington, daVinci Clinical Sales Representative UT/ID. “He has been doing robotic assisted surgery since 2018 and has performed over 1000 cases in an impressive 5-year time span. His exceptional skill and precision in the operating room have earned him the reputation of a master surgeon.”

Arrington comments that his expertise is not only reflected in the successful outcomes of his surgeries, but also in the trust and admiration he garners from those he works with. Jorge is sought after for his surgical expertise and is cherished as a mentor and proctor for surgeons learning robotics nationwide.

“With a larger-than-life presence, he brings a sense of warmth and positivity to every interaction,” said Arrington.

Portneuf Medical Center and the team continue to take surgery beyond the limits of the hand and the imagination.

To learn more about Portneuf Robotics, visit, For a surgical consult, call Portneuf Surgical Specialists at 208-239-2620.