da Vinci Robotic Surgeons

Palomar Medical Center Escondido is proud to offer the newest generation da Vinci S HD Surgical System - a robotic system that works as an extension of the surgeon who uses computer controlled instruments to operate through tiny openings in the body. Our surgical team is specially trained in gynecologic and urologic robotic surgery and has collectively performed nearly 1,000 procedures using this advanced technology. Together, they provide the highest level of minimally invasive surgical care for the North San Diego County and South Riverside County communities.

Our team trained in the da Vinci services at Palomar Medical Center Escondido includes:

Brano Cizmar, M.D.

Obstetrician / Gynecologist

 

Dr. Brano Cizmar is a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist currently in private practice with North County Women's Specialists in Escondido. Dr. Cizmar completed his internship and residency at Michigan State University. He is also a fellow with the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is affiliated with the American Medical Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. In addition to general OB/GYN care, Dr. Cizmar also sees patients regarding infertility, high-risk obstetrics and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.
 

Josue Leon, M.D.


Obstetrician / Gynecologist

 

Dr. Josue Leon is a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist currently in private practice with North County Women's Specialists in Escondido. Originally from Guatemala, Central America, Dr. Leon earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California Medical School and completed his residency at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles.
 

Anuradha Rode, M.D.

Obstetrician / Gynecologist

 

Dr. Anuradha Rode is a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist currently in private practice with North County Women’s Specialists in Escondido. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Wayne State University.. She obtained her medical degree in India and also successfully completed an obstetrics and gynecology residency in India. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr Rode loves taking care of women in all the stages of their life, from teen years to menopause.  Her interests in the field include minimally invasive surgery, including daVinci robotic assisted surgery, normal and high risk pregnancy, management of menopause related problems, management of abnormal pap smears surgical and non-surgical management of uterine bleeding.
 

Julian Anthony, M.D.

Urologist

 

Dr. Julian Anthony is a board-certified urologist currently in practice with Genesis Healthcare Partners. Dr. Anthony received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine degrees from Yale University and completed his general surgery and urology residencies at State University of New York at Buffalo. He is an accomplished laparoscopic urologic surgeon with advanced training in robotic-assisted procedures.

Dr. Anthony is a Diplomat of the American Board of Urology and a member of the American Medical Association and American Urological Association. He is currently on staff at Palomar Medical Center Escondido.