Expert surgical care in Augusta, Georgia
At Doctors Hospital of Augusta, every patient we treat receives compassionate, dedicated care from our surgical team, which includes board-certified surgeons across various specialties and a highly skilled medical support staff. Our surgeons perform inpatient and outpatient procedures using state-of-the-art technology.
For more information about our surgical services, call (706) 651-4343.
Doctors Hospital of Augusta is certified by The Joint Commission for knee and hip replacements, exemplifying our surgeons' expertise and our use of leading technology in performing these procedures. We are also accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) for bariatric surgery.
We use advanced imaging services and diagnostic resources to assess conditions and diagnose a wide range of disorders and diseases. Our experienced surgeons and healthcare providers work together to create individualized treatments and provide compassionate preoperative, operative and postoperative care.
In addition to general and emergency procedures, our board-certified surgeons provide a full range of services across a variety of specialties.
The Healthy Living Center offers a variety of bariatric procedures, including gastric bypass and gastric sleeve, from our caring and knowledgeable team. These surgeries are performed to treat severe obesity and help reduce weight-related health issues.
In addition to mammograms and breast health diagnostics, The Women's Diagnostic Center performs surgical procedures, such as minimally invasive breast biopsies, to remove and examine breast tissue abnormalities.
Cardiothoracic and cardiopulmonary surgery
Our cardiology program and pulmonary program provide surgeries to treat conditions affecting the heart, chest and lungs, including pacemaker and defibrillator placements and robotic thoracic surgery.
Our gastroenterology program offers the latest diagnostic tests and treatments for a range of digestive disorders. Some of the procedures we offer include colonoscopies and minimally invasive endoscopic procedures.
Our women's care program offers a variety of gynecologic surgical procedures, often using robotic surgical techniques. These include hysterectomies, myomectomies and sacrocolpopexies.
Orthopedic and spine surgery
Our orthopedic program and joint care program offer a range of orthopedic and spine treatments, such as minimally invasive spinal fusions and joint replacements. Other surgeries our orthopedic specialists perform include:
- Ankle replacements (total)
- Cervical artificial disc replacements (ADR)
- Elbow replacements
- Hip replacements (anterior and posterior approaches)
- Knee replacements (total and partial)
- Shoulder replacements (total and reverse)
Our pediatrics program offers surgeries to treat our youngest patients. Our pediatric surgeons provide ear, nose and throat (ENT) care, burn treatments and dental procedures. We are also home to a pediatric inpatient unit and a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) with dedicated staff members who monitor and care for children 24/7.
From kidney cancer to ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction, our urologic surgeons treat a wide range of conditions that affect the urinary tract or male reproductive organs, often using minimally invasive, robotic surgery.
Minimally invasive surgery
We offer minimally invasive surgical options across a range of medical specialties, including:
- General surgery
- Orthopedics and spine care
Robotic surgery allows surgeons to perform complex procedures with the aid of a robotic surgical system. The robot offers the surgeon greater control and access during the surgery. As a minimally invasive procedure, robotic surgery offers patients many benefits, such as fewer complications and faster recovery times.
Radiosurgery uses high-powered X-rays, computers, robotics and image-guidance technology to pinpoint small tumors. Through radiosurgery, our surgeons can accurately deliver radiation to moving tumor targets from virtually any angle with unequaled precision.
Preoperative education and support
Some of our medical specialty programs, such as orthopedics, offer preoperative classes to help prepare patients for surgery. Our surgical teams also provide continued educational resources and support, from diagnosis through recovery.
We offer inpatient and outpatient physical therapy and rehabilitation to help patients recover from conditions and surgery. Our rehabilitation specialists use physical, occupational and aquatic therapy techniques, among others.
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