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General Surgery

General Surgery

The J. Della Ratta Family Center for Surgery

The Virginia Hospital Center Department of Surgery was dedicated and renamed as The J. Della Ratta Family Center for Surgery at a private ceremony on June 2, 2016. Read more

With more than 16,000 surgeries performed in 2015, 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.

Surgical Procedures and Conditions Treated

Before SurgeryVirginia 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

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

Gynecologic Oncology

  • Uterine Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cancer of the Vulva

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)

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

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