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Surgery

Expert surgeons, where you need them. Our surgical teams work together, using the latest technology and modern facilities to provide excellent care close to home.

a male and female surgeon looking down at patient

These highly trained and experienced surgeons represent a wide range of specialties, so ask your doctor about receiving your surgical care from our team at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital.

Surgery is provided to inpatients, outpatients, and emergency patients of all ages on an emergent, urgent, and elective basis 24 hours daily. 

Group of 3 surgeons in an operating room

Surgical specialties

Our highly trained and experienced surgeons and staff perform surgical and non-surgical procedures in a variety of areas and represent a wide range of specialties, including: 

  • Endoscopy
  • ENT
  • General
  • Urology
  • OB/GYN
  • Ophthalmic
  • Orthopedic

  • Plastic
  • Hand
  • Oral Maxillofacial
  • Podiatric
  • Vascular
  • Laser procedures
  • Lithotripsy

Woman receiving anesthesia during surgery

Anesthesia services

The latest, evidence-based anesthesia techniques are utilized in the operating rooms, delivery rooms and procedure areas. The anesthesia care team at St. Anthony's consists of an anesthesiologist and certified registered nurse anesthetist who will care for the patient throughout their visit. Prior to each planned procedure, the anesthesiologist scheduled to care for the patient will conduct a pre-operative evaluation to formulate an appropriate, individualized anesthesia plan.

The anesthesiologist and patient work together to develop the best plan for their care during the procedure. The type of anesthesia is chosen based on the safety of the patient, the ability to provide a speedy recovery and allow the patient to go home sooner. There are four major types of anesthesia utilized that can be combined to best meet the patient's needs.

Types of anesthesia include

The patient is not conscious and has complete loss of sensation. This involves inducing sleep of the whole body, and the brain.
Local anesthetic is injected by the surgeon to provide numbness and loss of sensation to a small area.
During this type of anesthesia care the surgeon usually injects local anesthetic to the site of surgery to provide numbness and loss of sensation. The anesthesia care provider then supplements this with intravenous medication to make the patient comfortable and drowsy. The patient is monitored by the anesthesia care provider throughout the procedure.
Local anesthetic is injected by the anesthesia care provider to provide numbness and loss of sensation to a region of the body. This could include spinal anesthesia, epidural anesthesia, or upper and lower extremity blocks. Additional intravenous medication can be given to make the patient comfortable and drowsy. These techniques often assist with the management of post-operative pain.