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The 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

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General Surgery

General Surgery


With more than 16,000 surgeries performed in 2016, Virginia Hospital Center is a regional leader in surgical procedures. The Hospital is committed to utilizing advanced surgical technology with a focus on continuously improving patient outcomes, reducing recovery time, and enhancing patient safety.

Virginia Hospital Center has highly trained surgical specialists that perform an array of surgical procedures including but not limited to:

Bariatric (Weight-Loss) Surgery

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

Digestive Surgery

  • Acute Care and Emergency General Surgery (e.g. appendicitis, intestinal perforation)
  • Anorectal Disorders (e.g. hemorrhoids, cancer, fistula, abscesses)
  • Antireflux Procedures and Surgery (e.g. gastro-esophageal reflux disease/GERD)
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery (e.g. diverticulitis, prolapse, fistula, cancer, inflammatory bowel diseases)
  • Feeding Tubes
  • Gallbladder Disease and Gallstones Surgery
  • Small Intestine 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)

Gynecologic Surgery

  • Genecologic Cancers Surgery (e.g. vulva, uterine, ovarian and cervical cancers)
  • Other Genecologic Surgical Procedures

Hernia Surgery

  • Inguinal (Groin) Surgery
  • Hiatal Hernia Surgery
  • Umbilical (Belly Button) Hernia Surgery
  • Ventral & Incisional 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)

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