Dr. Fornalik believes in the importance of giving patients hope, and working hard to give each patient every possible chance of success. He understands that our goals are as unique as our personalities and change as we go through different stages of our lives. Dr. Fornalik works closely with patients to develop individual treatment plans most suitable to the patient’s prior medical history, diagnosis and goals. Dr. Fornalik performs 90 percent of his major cases robotically, compared to a 65 percent specialty average. Robotic surgeries offer shorter hospital stays and quicker recovery than traditional open surgeries. Dr. Fornalik considers maximal effort cytoreductive surgery with the goal of removing all visible cancer for patients with advanced cancers.