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General Surgery

Before SurgeryGeneral Surgery

With more than 16,000 surgeries performed at Virginia Hospital Center in 2014, the Hospital is a regional leader in surgical procedures. The Hospital is committed to the utilizing advanced surgical technology with a focus on continuously improving patient outcomes, reducing recovery time, and enhancing patient safety.

Surgical Procedures and Conditions Treated

Virginia Hospital Center has highly trained surgical specialists that perform an array of surgical procedures:

Digestive Surgery

Endocrine Surgery

  • Thyroid Surgery (i.e. thyroid nodules, goiter, thyroid cancer, hyperthyroidism/Graves)
  • Parathyroid Surgery (i.e. hyperparathyroidism, cancer)
  • Adrenal Glands Surgery (i.e. nonfunctional masses, excessive hormone production, cancer)
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors Surgery (e.g. pancreatic, other GI tract)

Hernia Surgery

Surgical Oncology

  • Breast Surgery (breast masses and breast cancer)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers Surgery (e.g. stomach, small intestine, large intestine, anorectal)
  • Endocrine Cancer Surgery (e.g. thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal gland, neuroendocrine)
  • Liver, Pancreas, Gallbladder Tumors Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue (Sarcoma) Tumors Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Surgery (e.g. squamous cell, basal cell, melanoma)

Bariatric (Weight-Loss) Surgery

  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy

The Technology

da Vinci® robotThe computer-enhanced da Vinci® Surgical System's robotic technology takes surgery beyond the limits of the human hand, introducing precise, versatile instrument movement combined with a magnified, three-dimensional view... Read more


Weight-Loss Surgery

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