Surgical Services consists of nine departments: Operating Room, Outpatient Surgery, Endoscopy Lab, Bariatric Surgery, Anesthesia, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, Day Surgery Unit, Sterile Processing, and Pre-Op Express.
The main Operating Room has 11 suites, all with the most current, state-of-the-art technology in HD laparoscopic video and integration equipment. Four of the operating rooms are dedicated to specific service lines for hearts, orthopedic, endovascular, and urology. Other service lines include trauma, general surgery, neuro/spine, plastic, gynecology, eyes, pain management, and da Vinci robotic. The Operating Room is an integral component of the hospital’s Level II trauma services and is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Outpatient Surgery and the Endoscopy Lab are located in the Dr. Wheatley Stewart Medical Pavilion. There are four operating suites for ambulatory procedures and four Endoscopy Suites for colonoscopy, EGD, bronchoscopy, pill cam endoscopy, and motility studies. The operating rooms were renovated in 2014 with the most current, state-of-the-art technology in HD laparoscopic video and integration equipment. The Endoscopy Lab was renovated in 2012 with the latest HD technology in video endoscopy, including narrow band imaging (NBI) for enhanced diagnostic capability.
Sterile Processing opened a new department in 2014, complete with the latest technology in washer/disinfectors, sterrad, low temperature gas sterilizer, CAVI Wave ultrasonic cleaner, and steam autoclaves, including an automated cart washer system. The department provides sterilization services for all hospital departments, including the Dr. Wheatley Stewart Medical Pavilion and the Family Health Clinic. Sterile Processing is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.