Exemplary surgical services have always helped to define Lourdes. Today, these interventions straddle a host of specialty areas and are benefitting from leaps in surgical techniques and tools that make all types of operations more effective and easier to undergo.
Surgery at Lourdes stands ready when other less-invasive approaches are not adequate. Surgeons at Lourdes must be convinced that conservative, noninvasive means of treatment are not effective enough to resolve the condition before considering a surgical solution. In these cases, a host of established successful operations and surgical methodologies solve a long list of health conditions, saving lives, relieving pain and returning function to individuals of all ages.
With the help of pioneering surgeons at Lourdes, a variety of types of surgery have become safer, more exacting and faster to recover from—including through use of state-of-the-science robotic surgical techniques. Lourdes surgeons work to offer the optimal choices and approaches for each patient.
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Stomach banding and reduction surgery is proving highly effective not only in reversing obesity but in reducing or preventing progression of diabetes-spectrum conditions, hypertension and other diseases. Lourdes bariatric surgeons offer a full set of options in minimally invasive procedures, including laparoscopic surgery. Learn more.
Surgeons in a variety of specialties offer highly experienced surgical oncology expertise at Lourdes. General surgeons, breast surgeons, gynecologic surgeons, urologic surgeons and neurosurgeons seek to provide the latest, most definitive and least invasive operations to treat all types of cancers. They work closely with medical and radiation oncologists. Learn more.
An expanded section on cardiac and lung surgery at Lourdes offers the full gamut of capabilities and places special emphasis on robotic surgery for exacting interventions with shorter hospital stays and faster recoveries. Surgery for all types of heart and lung disease, and other chest surgeries, define a comprehensive service pushing new boundaries to improve effectiveness and patient safety. Learn more.
Whether you’re having a routine procedure or undergoing complicated surgery, Lourdes Surgical Specialists deliver highly-specialized, patient-centered care and expertise to those we serve. Learn more.
For years, Lourdes gynecologic surgeons have helped to set the mark in their service area for quality of care for patients. With the foremost experience in South Jersey in robotic gynecologic surgery, these advanced surgeons have set standards for precision, effectiveness and patient experience for operative procedures of women’s genital/reproductive systems. Learn more.
With a special focus on surgery of the spine, Lourdes neurosurgeons offer the best in evidence-based care, performing only the procedures and amount and degree of surgery called for to correct conditions, thus putting the patient first and using approaches that provide the most benefit with the least amount of invasiveness. Also essential members of Lourdes’ stroke team, they are trained in a variety of types of brain surgery and interventional procedures. Learn more.
Lourdes orthopedists place emphasis on common conditions of the back and joints. With a concentration in the latest and most-effective approaches to spine surgery, the service helps many patients overcome discomfort and disability with proven and accepted operations. Learn more.
As an early adopter of the robotic surgery system, Lourdes has led its service area in this rapidly expanding strategy that builds upon the minimal invasiveness of laparoscopy while adding a high level of control and visualization to help make surgery more exacting and better tolerated by patients. First in gynecologic and urologic surgery, and now in cardiothoracic and general surgery, Lourdes has set the pace in providing this most modern of options to its patients. Learn more.
Emphasizing noninvasive care whenever possible, the specialists throughout Lourdes that care for athletic-related injury, can offer surgery for the joints and skeletomusculature when this approach is the best means of restoring long-term strength, stability and function. Arthroscopic surgery helps a large portion of patients—children, young adults and adults—to achieve restored structure that relieves pain and returns their options in sports. Learn more.
The highly regarded Organ Transplantion Program at Lourdes saves and restores lives, as one of the few centers in the region approved to provide transplantation of the liver, kidneys and pancreas. Patients receiving new organs get the gift of life and restored vitality. Lourdes offers the latest options in donor compatibility and matching, and prides itself on its excellent outcomes statistics. Learn more.
The urology service at Lourdes has a special strength in surgical care, accomplished through a depth of experience with conventional, laparoscopic, endoscopic and, more recently, robotic surgery. Delivering the most advanced procedures for surgery of the prostate, bladder, kidney-ureter system and other sites, this group is a source for the best in consultation and treatment for the urinary and male genital and reproductive system. Learn more
Lourdes has successfully treated thousands of patients with difficult or nonhealing wounds, creating an esteemed reputation for these services. With exceptional surgeons dedicated to this unusual expertise, it performs both common and remarkable operations to save life and limb among patients who must have a dedicated service for this purpose, supported by committed nurses, nutritionists and therapists—and taking advantage of such special healing technologies as hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Learn more.