Surgery

Surgery
Bon Secours uses the most advanced technology to provide cutting-edge care and personalized services to all surgical patients. Our skillful surgeons, along with the outstanding surgical nursing and support staff, possess specialized knowledge and experience in diagnosis, treatment and postoperative care. 

Wherever possible, we use minimally invasive procedures, which result in less pain, fewer incisions and shorter hospital stays.

We provide compassionate breast health care. We guide you through each stage of breast cancer treatment, from diagnosis to recovery, so you understand what to expect. We work closely with the doctors of the Bon Secours Cancer Institute to create a treatment plan specific to your needs.

Our surgeons strive to provide effective breast cancer treatment using surgeries such as:

  • Breast biopsy
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Lumpectomy
  • Modified radical mastectomy
  • Radical mastectomy
  • Skin-sparing mastectomy
  • Sentinel node biopsy
  • Total mastectomy

We offer the latest in diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients who suffer from disorders of the colon, rectum and anus. Using advanced techniques, we help preserve as much of the bowel, anus and rectum as possible so you can enjoy a high quality of life.

We offer many of the latest colorectal surgery options, including:

  • Artificial bowel sphincter surgery
  • Fibrin glue and collagen plug fistula ablation
  • Fully laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Ileo-anal pouches for ulcerative colitis
  • Ligation of intersphincteric fistula tract (LIFT) surgery
  • Pelvic floor surgery
  • Procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids (PPH)
  • Sacral nerve stimulator surgery
  • Single-incision laparoscopic surgery
  • Sphincter-saving procedures for low rectal cancer
  • Stapled hemorrhoidectomy
  • Transanal endoscopic microsurgery
  • Transanal hemorrhodial dearterialization (THD) surgery

     

Our facilities support almost every modern eye surgical technique in use today, including retina laser surgery. Most eye surgeries, including procedures for cataracts and macular degeneration, are offered on an outpatient basis.

General surgeons treat many conditions, especially those that affect organs and tissues in your abdomen.  Our knowledgeable surgeons strive to perform the least invasive surgeries possible so you can get back to your life quickly.  

We perform a wide range of surgeries to help you to better health, including:

  • Appendix removal
  • Bowel surgery
  • Cancer-related surgery
  • Emergency surgery    
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Spleen surgery
  • Stomach surgery
  • Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  • Wound care

     

Bon Secours continues to be at the forefront of offering women the latest surgical techniques for reproductive health. Our highly skilled specialists rely on their expertise and compassionate understanding to provide women a comprehensive range of surgical care, which includes treatments for benign and cancerous conditions. In addition to laparoscopy, Bon Secours surgeons also use the latest surgical innovation — the da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System, a type of robotic-assisted surgery that makes surgery more precise with lower risks for infection and blood loss. 
At the Bon Secours Heart and Vascular Institute, our cardiac surgeons have extensive training and knowledge in the use of the latest minimally invasive techniques. By using smaller incisions and state-of-the art instruments to view and repair the heart, these techniques result in less scarring, tissue damage, blood loss and, ultimately, a much faster recovery and shorter hospital stay.

Surgical services include:

Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Aortic aneurysm repair
  • Aortic resection
  • Atrial septal defect repair
  • Cardiac tumors removal
  • Coronary artery bypass
  • Valve replacement
  • Ventricular aneurysm resection
  • Ventricular septal defect repair

Thoracic Surgery

  • Lung biopsy
  • Lobectomy
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Mediastinal tumor excision
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thymectomy
  • Wedge resection

Vascular Surgery

  • Limb salvage program
  • Varicose and spider vein programs
  • Vascular procedures to treat Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), such as peripheral vascular stenting and carotid artery stenting

At Bon Secours, we provide outstanding hernia care using advanced techniques. We perform minimally invasive surgeries to repair hernias so you have less pain and a faster recovery. We are dedicated to reducing the pain and discomfort caused by hernias.

We perform a wide range of hernia repairs, including:

  • Epigastric hernia repair
  • Femoral hernia repair
  • Hiatal hernia repair
  • Incisional hernia repair
  • Inguinal hernia repair
  • Umbilical hernia repair

     

We're leading the way in minimally invasive surgery. Our commitment to innovation and the most advanced technologies allows our expert surgical teams to provide state-of-the-art, compassionate care to our patients while lessening pain, scarring and recovery times.

Our expert surgeons use laparoscopic and robotic-assisted techniques for surgeries such as:

  • Colon resection
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Hernia repairs
  • Rectal resection
  • Weight loss surgery

     

     

At Bon Secours Neuroscience Institute, our experienced and highly trained specialists offer the latest and most effective treatments for neurological disorders, conditions and injuries.

Our comprehensive program includes:

  • Endoscopic brain tumor surgery
  • Image-guided neurosurgery
  • MRI guided laser brain surgery
  • Vascular brain tumor surgery

The Bon Secours Orthopaedic Institute is committed to improving the services we offer patients through leading-edge technology, sophisticated imaging tools and the latest surgical innovations. Our experienced surgeons were among the first in Virginia to offer the anterior hip replacement, a progressive approach. Today, our patients have access to minimally invasive and arthroscopic techniques, which have greatly reduced the amount of time it takes patients to recover.

Surgical services include:

  • Achilles tendon repair
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Arthroscopy
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • De quervain's release
  • Jiffy hip (anterior hip replacement)
  • Joint replacement revisions
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Lateral hip replacement
  • MAKOplasty®
  • Meniscus repair
  • Partial joint replacement
  • Posterior hip replacement
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Total joint replacement
  • Trigger finger release
  • Wrist fusion

Our highly experienced orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons use the latest technology and advancements to perform delicate surgical procedures. Many of our patients are candidates for minimally invasive spine surgery, which greatly reduces recovery time, blood loss and the number of days spent in the hospital.

Surgical services include:

  • Artificial disc replacement
  • AVM resection
  • Discectomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Spinal decompression
  • Spinal fusion
  • Vertebroplasty

     

Our bariatric surgeons are the most experienced in Hampton Roads, providing numerous surgical weight loss options. We personalize your surgical weight loss treatment plan so you can achieve a healthier lifestyle. Our team of weight loss specialists support you through education, nutrition advice and support groups.

Our surgeons provide many options to help you lose weight, including:

  • Gastric banding
  • Gastric balloon
  • Gastric bypass
  • Revisional surgical weight loss procedures
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
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