Technology & Procedures

Cardiac Procedures

Includes cardiac catherization; defibrillators; pacemaker implantation; electrophysiology and transesophageal echocardiography, a test that gives your doctor images of your heart.

Dental Surgery

Includes a number of procedures that involve modifying the teeth’s arrangement in the mouth.

Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery

The surgical treatment of deformations, injuries or diseases of the ears, nose, throat, head and neck areas. Ear surgery is usually done to correct causes of hearing loss. Nose surgery can be done to treat sinus problems, among other things. Throat surgery can be anything from tonsil removal to cancer of the larynx. Head and neck surgery may be required to remove a tumor or reconstruct an area after trauma or injury.

Eye Surgery

Can include a wide range of procedures, from tear duct probing to cataract removal.

General Surgery

Focuses on abdominal organs such as the esophagus, stomach, colon, liver, pancreas, thyroid and others. It can include anything from hernia operations to colorectal surgery and trauma.

Genitourinary Surgery

For patients with benign or cancerous disorders of the adrenal gland and of the genitourinary system. Common procedures include kidney, bladder and prostate surgery.

Gynecological Surgery

Procedures to treat conditions affecting female reproductive organs. The main structures of the reproductive system are the vagina, the uterus, the ovaries, and the fallopian tubes. Common procedures include hysterectomy, myomectomy, caesarean sections and many others.

Interventional Radiology

Interventional radiologists specialize in minimally invasive, targeted treatments performed using imaging guidance. Interventional radiology procedures are an advance in medicine that often replace open surgical procedures. They are generally easier for the patient because they involve no large incisions, less risk, less pain and shorter recovery times.

Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery

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Nephrology Surgery

Surgical treatment of kidney disorders.

Neuro Surgery

Surgical treatment of the central nervous system, peripheral nervous systems and spinal column.

Oncology Surgery

The treatment of cancer with surgery. There are many kinds of oncologic surgeries, ranging from breast cancer to prostate.

Orthopedic Surgery

Involves treatment of conditions associated with the musculoskeletal system. Procedures include treatment of fractures, sports injuries, total knee, hip and shoulder joint replacement, reconstructive surgery, arthroscopy of the knees and shoulders, hand and wrist surgeries, tendon repair, spinal and disc surgery and more.

Pain Surgery

Can include joint injections, epidurals and port placement.

Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery

Injuries, disease and birth defects can lead to deformities that can be treated by plastics and reconstructive surgery. Common procedures include breast reconstruction, ear surgery, skin cancer treatment and more.

Podiatric Surgery

Procedures to correct issues of the foot and ankle. Some procedures include hammertoe correction, bunion removal and toe replacement.

Thoracic Surgery

Surgical treatment of conditions inside the chest, including lung, mediastinal, chest wall and esophageal operations, as well as pacemakers.

Vascular Surgery

Surgical treatment of diseases of the arteries and veins, including minimally invasive procedures, treatments and reconstruction.


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