When the treatment for your medical condition requires surgery, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital has a team of board-certified general surgeons with particular expertise in performing abdominal, breast, colorectal, and head and neck procedures in both adults and children
Emerson’s general surgeons have extensive experience in today’s most advanced procedures, including laparoscopic techniques — minimally invasive approaches that use smaller incisions than traditional surgery. As a result, patients have shorter hospital stays, less pain and faster recovery.
In fact, 75 percent of the surgery performed at Emerson does not require a hospital stay.
The types of general surgery performed at Emerson
Emerson’s general surgeons are skilled in a wide range of surgeries, including:
- Gallbladder removal
- Hernia repair
- Spleen removal
- Ulcer surgery
- Treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Weight-loss (bariatric) surgery
Our breast surgeons work closely with Emerson’s plastic and reconstructive surgeons
for post-mastectomy breast reconstruction.
- Sentinel node biopsy, breast biopsy
- Lumpectomy, mastectomy
- Colon surgery to treat cancer, colitis and other conditions
- Minimally invasive colon surgery
- Rectal surgery for cancer, hemorrhoids and other conditions
Head and Neck
- Thyroid gland removal
- Surgery on the cervical lymph nodes
An innovative surgery center
All surgery at Emerson takes place in our Clough Surgery Center
, an innovative facility with state-of-the-art operating suites, the latest imaging technology and outstanding nursing support.
Expert anesthesia services
Emerson’s surgeons work closely with our expert anesthesiologists
, who are available at the hospital 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our anesthesiologists also consult on pain management
for those with chronic pain.
The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body
Support services and groups
offers an array of programs and classes designed to support patients with a wide range of health issues.